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Inspections

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)

May 1, 2017 Department of Buildings Stresses Importance of Building Code Officials During Building Safety Month
Feb 22, 2017 City Council Approves Ordinance To Hold Contractors, Trade Professionals Accountable For Violating City Regulations
Dec 14, 2016 Mayor Emanuel Introduces Ordinance To Hold Contractors, Trade Professionals Accountable For Violating City Regulations
Oct 9, 2016 City of Chicago Reminds Residents to Check the Expiration Date on Smoke Alarms
Mar 25, 2016 Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Program to Fast-Track Demolition of Vacant Buildings in High-Crime Police Districts in Full Force

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