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Severe Alert Sep 7, 2017 As of September 6, 2017, Multiple Dwelling Registration is No Longer Required

Most Recent News (Inspections)

Sep 6, 2017 Chicago One of First Major Cities to Align with the 2017 National Electrical Code
Jul 26, 2017 Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Department of Buildings Introduce Update To Chicago Electrical Code To Support Sustainability, Safety And Savings For Residents
Jun 7, 2017 The City of Chicago Reminds Residents Window Safeguards Are Vital To Child Safety
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

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