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For projects that are Medium to large in scale, reviews are performed by private Architectural and Engineering firms that have contracts with the city of Chicago.  Developer Services is the process designed to handle these large projects.

Alerts (Developers)

Severe Alert Feb 11, 2016 Department of Buildings' offices are closed on Friday, February 12, 2016 and Monday, February 15, 2016 in observance of the Lincoln's birthday and Washington's birthday holidays.
Low Alert Dec 11, 2015 New building permits fees are in effect as of January 1, 2016. Any building permits issued on or after January 1, 2016 will be subject to the new building permit fees.

Most Recent News (Developers)

Jan 22,2016 Open Session Minutes of the November 2015 Board Meeting
Dec 09,2015 Flag Honors Firefighter
Oct 20,2015 Indoor Service Animal / Pet Relief Room Opens at O'Hare International Airport
Oct 09,2015 City of Chicago Surpasses Mayor Emanuel’s Goal of Installing 100 Miles of Protected Bike Lanes, Commits to More
Jul 24,2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces 311 Enhancements To Boost Services For Veterans

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