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|
|Feb 24, 2017||DOB Update: February 2017|
|Feb 24, 2017||Department of Buildings Announces Code Relief to Encourage Redevelopment of Affordable Housing Across the City|
|Feb 22, 2017||City Council Approves Ordinance To Hold Contractors, Trade Professionals Accountable For Violating City Regulations|
|Dec 22, 2016||DOB Update: December 2016|
|Dec 14, 2016||Mayor Emanuel Introduces Ordinance To Hold Contractors, Trade Professionals Accountable For Violating City Regulations|
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