The Department of Buildings supports the safety and quality of life for the residents and visitors of the City of Chicago through enforcement of the Chicago Building Code. The permitting and inspection process promotes high quality design standards as well as the conservation, rehabilitation and reuse of the City's existing buildings.
|Sep 15, 2016||The Heat Ordinance for rental units takes effect September 15, 2016|
|Dec 14, 2016||Mayor Emanuel Introduces Ordinance To Hold Contractors, Trade Professionals Accountable For Violating City Regulations|
|Nov 7, 2016||Mayor Emanuel Announces Post-Recession Tower Crane Record|
|Oct 31, 2016||DOB Update: October 2016|
|Oct 20, 2016||Mayor Emanuel Announces Reforms To Make It Easier For Single-Family Homeowners To Do Renovation Projects|
|Oct 9, 2016||City of Chicago Reminds Residents to Check the Expiration Date on Smoke Alarms|
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