Cook County Permit Search (Illinois)

Search for Cook County, IL permit information. A permit search provides information on building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, temporary permits, land development permits, renovation permits, demolition permits, construction permits, occupancy permits, permit violations, permit rules, permit regulations, applying for a permit, approved permits, denied permits, property owner information, construction information, permit restrictions, work stoppage orders, driving permits, election permits, business permits, state park permits, and locating permits.


Clerk Offices in Cook County, Illinois keep public records for a county or local government, including permits. Clerks may be responsible for filing and issuing Cook County permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits allow property owners and residents to conduct demolitions and renovations, host temporary events, reserve public property, or conduct land development upgrades. They may also show whether a building meets fire and Cook County building codes and include the name, date, and purpose of the permit. The Clerk Office provides information on how to apply for a permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit records are typically 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


City Managers in Cook County, Illinois act as administrative managers for a city or town that uses a council-manager form of government. As part of providing municipal services, City Managers may issue and file permits. These Cook County permits may be required for building projects such as renovations, demolitions, and land development. They also show whether a building meets zoning rules and regulations and any permit violations. City Managers also issue access permits, special event permits, and temporary permits. These Cook County permit records show whether a project has a valid permit, and City Managers can also provide information on applying for permits and locating approved or denied permits. City Managers typically provide permit information on their website.

Arlington Heights City Manager Arlington Heights IL 33 South Arlington Heights Road 60005 847-368-5100

Buffalo Grove Village Manager Buffalo Grove IL 50 Raupp Boulevard 60089 847-459-2525


Building Departments in Cook County, Illinois create and enforce building codes to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans, enforce zoning rules, and issue Cook County building permits. These building permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and other construction projects. Permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate whether a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project has a valid permit. Building Departments provide information on which projects require a permit, how to apply for a Cook County permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved building permits on their websites.

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


Mayor Offices in Cook County, Illinois provide municipal services for their town or city, including issuing and filing permits. These permits may be required before property owners undertake a building project, including renovation, demolition, and repairs. They may also show whether a building is in compliance with Cook County zoning rules and regulations, authorize land development services, or change boundary lines or private addresses. Mayors also issue Cook County access permits, special event permits, and temporary permits. These permit records demonstrate whether a project has a valid permit, and Mayor Offices provide information on applying for permits, permit requirements, and locating approved or denied permits. Mayor Offices often provide permit information on their website.

Blue Island Mayor Blue Island IL 13051 Greenwood Avenue 60406 708-597-8602

Bridgeview Village Mayor Bridgeview IL 7500 South Oketo Avenue 60455 708-924-8015

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

Chicago Heights Mayor Chicago Heights IL 1601 Chicago Road 60411 708-756-5315

Chicago Mayor Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Street 60602 216-527-2553


Secretaries of State in Cook County, Illinois operate at the state level to provide administrative services, including assisting the state's executive functions. As part of this job, many Secretaries of State issue permits and licenses to private corporations, businesses, drivers, and election supervisors. Secretary of State permits may be required to carry out Cook County elections, register a trade name, or drive a motor vehicle. Information on applying for a Secretary of State permit may be available on the Secretary of State website, which provides information on locating a Cook County permit and the requirements for receiving a permit. They may also issue permits for using state land or state parks. Secretary of State permit information is typically available online.

Bridgeview Illinois Secretary of State Bridgeview IL 7358 West 87th Street 60455 312-793-1010

Chicago Heights Illinois Secretary of State Chicago Heights IL 570 209th Street 60411 312-793-1010

Chicago Illinois Secretary of State Chicago IL 4642 West Diversey Avenue 60639 312-793-1010

Chicago Illinois Secretary of State Chicago IL 5301 West Lexington Street 60644 773-854-1709

Chicago Illinois Secretary of State Chicago IL 100 West Randolph Street 60601 312-814-2262

Chicago Illinois Secretary of State Chicago IL 17 North State Street 60602 312-793-3722

Chicago Illinois Secretary of State Chicago IL 1401 South Jefferson Street 60607 312-633-1653

Chicago Illinois Secretary of State Chicago IL 5401 North Elston Avenue 60630 773-794-5894

Chicago Illinois Secretary of State Vehicle Services Chicago IL 17 North State Street 60602 800-252-8980

Chicago West Secretary of State Facility Chicago IL 5301 West Lexington Street 60644 312-793-1010


Town and City Halls in Cook County, Illinois provide municipal services for their communities, including issuing and filing permits. These permits may be required for building projects, such as renovations, demolitions, repairs, zoning compliance, and land development. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls may also issue Cook County land use permits related to private roads, boundary lines, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. Cook County permit records can prove that a project has a valid permit, and Town and City Halls can also provide information on looking up permit rules, applying for a permit, or finding approved permits. These permit records are often available online through the Town or City Hall website.

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


Commissioners in Cook County, Illinois work at the local level to provide municipal services, and they are often elected as representative officials. Just as Mayor Offices may issue or file permits, Commissioners may also be responsible for building permits, occupancy permits, and other municipal permits. These permits may be required for building projects such as renovations or demolitions, and they may also be required for special events, using Cook County public land, or for oversize or overweight vehicles. Commissioners can provide information on applying for a Cook County permit, when permits are necessary, and the requirements for complying with permit rules, as well as assistance locating approved and denied permit applications. Commissioners may provide online access to their permit records and information.

Chicago Commissioner Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Street 60602 312-744-2971

Chicago Commissioner Chicago IL 69 West Washington Street 60602 312-409-6727

Cook County Commissioner Westchester IL 10307 West Roosevelt Road 60154 312-603-6384

Cook County Commissioner Chicago IL 3061 North Milwaukee Avenue 60618 773-588-1129

Cook County Commissioner Evanston IL 820 Davis Street 60201 847-864-1209

Cook County Commissioner Glenview IL 3801 West Lake Avenue 60026 847-729-9300


Code Enforcement Offices in Cook County, Illinois ensure compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of their responsibility over codes and regulations, Code Enforcement Offices issue Cook County building permits. These permits may be required for land development, demolition, renovations, repairs, and other types of construction. The Code Enforcement Office may also issue Cook County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project to certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Their office may also issue certificates of zoning compliance, and they create reports of building code violations or permit violations. Code Enforcement Offices can look up building permit rules, help people apply for permits, or locate approved permits. They may provide online access to their building permit records.

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