Building Permits

The City of Chicago does require building permits for most construction projects to ensure that our buildings are safe and comply with the Chicago Building Code.

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The Department of Buildings has a robust website that can help a variety of users navigate the process on when to apply for a permit, how to apply for a permit, and estimate the costs of a permit. 

 

The Department of Buildings also has a concise Guide to Permits, which provides an overview of the permit processes for small and mid-size projects. 
 

Office Hours:

Monday: 9 am - 5 pm

Tuesday: 9 am - 5 pm

Wednesday: 10 am - 7 pm

Thursday: 9 am - 5 pm

Friday: 9 am - 4 pm

Ward Service Office:

1447 W. Morse Ave

Chicago, IL 60626

office@49thward.org

773-338-5796

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