Cook County Permits (Illinois)

Search for Cook County, IL county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Cook County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Cook County permits. Clerks in Cook County, Illinois may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Cook County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Cook County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Arlington Heights Clerk Arlington Heights IL 33 South Arlington Heights Road 60005 847-368-5540

Barrington Hills Village Clerk Barrington IL 112 Algonquin Road 60010 224-484-8418

Calumet City Clerk Calumet IL 204 Pulaski Road 60409 708-891-8110

Chicago City Clerk Chicago IL 5674 South Archer Avenue 60638 312-745-1100

Cook Coounty Clerk Maywood IL 1500 Maybrook Drive 60153 708-865-6040

Cook County Clerk Chicago IL 69 West Washington Street 60602 312-603-0996

Cook County Clerk Rolling Meadows IL 2121 Euclid Avenue 60008 847-818-2850

Des Plaines City Clerk Des Plaines IL 1420 Miner Street 60016 847-391-5310

Elk Grove Village Clerk Elk Grove IL 901 Wellington Avenue 60007 847-357-4040

Evanston City Clerk Evanston IL 2100 Ridge Avenue 60201 847-866-2925

Franklin Park Village Clerk Franklin Park IL 9500 Belmont Avenue 60131 847-671-8242


A Cook County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Cook County, Illinois issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Cook County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Cook County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Barrington Hills Building Department Barrington IL 112 Algonquin Road 60010 224-484-8418

Bellwood Building Department Bellwood IL 3200 Washington Boulevard 60104 708-547-3513

Blue Island Building Department Blue Island IL 13051 Greenwood Avenue 60406 708-597-8606

Bridgeview Building Department Bridgeview IL 7500 South Oketo Avenue 60455 708-924-8025

Broadview Village Building Department Broadview IL 2350 South 25th Avenue 60155 708-345-8174

Buffalo Grove Building Department Buffalo Grove IL 50 Raupp Boulevard 60089 847-459-2530

Buffalo Grove Planning Department Buffalo Grove IL 50 Raupp Boulevard 60089 847-459-2518

Burbank City Building Department Burbank IL 6530 West 79th Street 60459 708-599-5500

Calumet City Building Department Calumet IL 670 Wentworth Avenue 60409 708-891-8206

Chicago Building Department Chicago IL 120 North Racine Avenue 60607 312-743-9000

Chicago Heights Zoning Chicago Heights IL 1601 Chicago Road 60411 708-756-5323

Chicago Permits Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Drive 60602 312-744-3449

Chicago Planning Department Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Street 60602 312-744-4190

Chicago Zoning Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Drive 60602 312-744-3508

Cook County Zoning Markham IL 16501 Kedzie Avenue 60428 708-596-8000

Cook County Zoning Bridgeview IL 10220 South 76th Avenue 60455 708-974-6266

Cook County Zoning Chicago IL 69 West Washington Street 60602 312-603-0540

Countryside Building Department Countryside IL 5550 East Avenue 60525 708-354-1860

Des Plaines City Building Department Des Plaines IL 1420 Miner Street 60016 847-391-5380

Elk Grove Village Permits Elk Grove IL 901 Wellington Avenue 60007 847-357-4220

Evanston Building Department Evanston IL 2100 Ridge Avenue 60201 847-866-2934

Evanston Permits Evanston IL 2100 Ridge Avenue 60201 847-866-2969

Evanston Planning Department Evanston IL 2100 Ridge Avenue 60201 847-866-2931

Evergreen Park Building Department Evergreen Park IL 9418 South Kedzie Avenue 60805 708-229-3335

Franklin Zoning Franklin Park IL 9500 Belmont Ave 60131 847-671-8239

Harvey Building Department Harvey IL 15320 Broadway Avenue 60426 708-210-5300

Hickory Hills City Zoning Hickory Hills IL 8652 95th Street 60457 708-598-4800


A Cook County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Cook County, Illinois may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Cook County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Burbank City Hall Burbank IL 6530 West 79th Street 60459 708-599-5500

Calumet City City Hall Calumet IL 204 Pulaski Road 60409 708-891-8100

Chicago City Hall Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Street 60602 312-744-5000

Chicago Heights City Hall Chicago Heights IL 1601 Chicago Road 60411 708-756-5362

Cicero Town Hall Cicero IL 4949 West Cermak Road 60804 708-656-3600

Country Club Hills City Hall Country Club Hills IL 4200 183rd Street 60478 708-798-2616

Evanston City Hall Evanston IL # 4500, 2100 Ridge Ave 60201 847-866-2936

Evergreen Park Town Hall Evergreen Park IL 9418 South Kedzie Avenue 60805 708-422-1551

Harvey City Hall Harvey IL 15320 Broadway Avenue 60426 708-210-5300

Hazel Crest City Hall Hazel Crest IL 3000 W 170th Pl 60429 708-335-9600

Hickory Hills City Hall Hickory Hills IL 8652 95th Street 60457 708-598-4800


A Cook County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Cook County, Illinois may issue county permits. These Cook County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Cook County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Chicago Hts Code Enforcement Chicago Heights IL 1601 Chicago Road 60411 708-756-5328