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Builders, whether it be the homeowner personally or a contractor they have hired, must apply for permits before any building can take place.  The Standard Plan Review program or the Easy Permit Process is a place to begin the permit process, depending on the scope of the work. 

Alerts (Builders)

Severe Alert Sep 22, 2015 Check out our updated Contact Information for the Department of Buildings.
Low Alert Jun 5, 2015 E-Plan Update: Tech Support and Classes
Low Alert Jun 1, 2015 New Procedures Regarding Multiple Dwelling Registration

Most Recent News (Builders)

Sep 24,2015 New West Ridge Auto Dealership in Gear for Property Tax Incentive
Aug 28,2015 CDOT Announces People Plaza Activations At Two Locations In Chicago
Aug 13,2015 Ethics Guide for City Business Travelers
Jul 17,2015 Mayor Emanuel Commemorates the 25th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Jul 07,2015 Mayor Emanuel Announces Divvy Expanding Access To Popular Bike Share System Through Divvy For Everyone (D4E) Program

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