The Department of Buildings
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The Inspections page contains information as to the types of inspections conducted by the Department of Buildings.

Alerts (Inspections)

Low Alert Sep 15, 2016 The Heat Ordinance for rental units takes effect September 15, 2016

Most Recent News (Inspections)

Mar 25, 2016 Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Program to Fast-Track Demolition of Vacant Buildings in High-Crime Police Districts in Full Force
Feb 23, 2016 City of Chicago Will Fast-Track Demolition of Vacant Buildings in Police Districts with High Crime Rates
Jun 8, 2015 The City of Chicago Reminds Residents Window Safeguards are Vital to Child Safety
Jun 3, 2015 Department of Buildings Reminds Building Owners to Keep Decks and Porches Safe For Outdoor Use
May 1, 2015 Chicago Department Of Buildings Kicks Off National Building Safety Month With Tower Crane Visit

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