Cook County Building Departments (Illinois)

Search for Cook County, IL building and zoning records. Building records include building plans, building code evaluations, building surveys, and building code violations, and zoning records include zoning violations, zoning boundaries, and zoning regulations.


Cook County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Cook County, Illinois. The Building Department maintains building and zoning records, including design plans for construction and renovation projects, records on the current structures on any parcel, maps showing property lines, and Cook County building permits issued by the department. They also keep records on a property's compliance with Cook County building codes, including building and zoning violations, as well as records of inspection reports. Many Building Departments provide online access to building 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 Chicago IL 69 West Washington Street 60602 312-603-0540

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

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

Homewood Permits Homewood IL 2020 Chestnut Road 60430 708-206-3858

Homewood Village Building Department and Zoning Homewood IL 2020 Chestnut Road 60430 708-206-3385

Illinois Planning Department Chicago IL 233 South Wacker Drive 60606 312-454-0400

La Grange Zoning La Grange IL 53 South La Grange Road 60525 708-579-2300

Lansing Building Department Lansing IL 3141 Ridge Road 60438 708-418-1876

Lansing Village Building Department Lansing IL 3404 Lake Street 60438 708-895-7193

Lincolnwood Village Zoning Lincolnwood IL 6900 Lincoln Avenue 60712 847-673-7456

Matteson Building Department Matteson IL 4900 Village Commons 60443 708-481-8313


Cook County Assessors evaluate the value of properties and parcels in order to determine property taxes. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the Cook County, IL including inventories of parcels and structures, zoning boundaries, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep Cook County building and zoning records, such as reports from on-site inspections, maps of property lines and zones, and value assessments for building improvements. Many Assessor's Offices provide online access to their records, including documents on building and zoning.

Bremen Township Assessor Oak Forest IL 15350 Oak Park Avenue 60452 708-687-8220

Cook County Assessor Maywood IL 1500 Maybrook Drive 60153 708-865-6032

Cook County Assessor Markham IL 16501 Kedzie Avenue 60428 708-232-4100

Cook County Assessor's Office Chicago IL 118 North Clark Street 60602 312-603-5300

Evanston Township Assessor Evanston IL 846 Dodge Avenue 60202 847-332-2465

Hanover Township Assessor Bartlett IL 250 Illinois 59 60103 630-837-0301


Cook County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue in IL. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains and updates records on every parcel in the district, as well as maintaining certain building and zoning records. These records include building valuations, zoning boundaries, and building construction. Treasurers and Tax Collectors also keep documents on Cook County property taxes, including property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and tax liens. The office may also maintain information on property auctions and a property's prior liens or foreclosures. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access their Cook County building records, including documents on building and zoning.

Chicago Heights Treasurer Chicago Heights IL 1601 Chicago Road 60411 708-756-5312

Cook County Treasurer's Office Chicago IL 118 North Clark Street 60602 312-443-5100

Crawford County Treasurer's Office Chicago IL 69 West Washington Street 60602 618-544-2614

Ford Heights Village Treasurer Ford Heights IL 1343 Ellis Avenue 60411 708-758-3182

Illinois State Treasurer Chicago IL 100 West Randolph Street 60601 312-814-1700


Cook County Code Enforcement Departments ensure compliance with building and zoning codes for a county or local government. Code Enforcement Departments in Illinois keep records on building code violations, zoning regulations, and zoning violations. They also maintain records on Cook County building inspections, complaints filed against properties or businesses, violations issued by the department, and other local rules and regulations. The records maintained by the Code Enforcement Department are often available online.

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

Homewood Code Enforcement Homewood IL 2020 Chestnut Road 60430 708-206-3858

Maywood Code Enforcement Maywood IL 40 Madison Street 60153 708-450-4405


Cook County Building Inspectors ensure that building construction is in compliance with building and zoning codes in Cook County, IL. They maintain documents on permits issued by the Cook County Building Department, including construction, relocation, demolition, and occupancy permits. Building Inspectors also keep approved and rejected building plans and blueprints, records on a property's compliance with Cook County building codes, and records on building and zoning violations and inspection reports. Many Building Inspectors make these building and zoning records available to the public online.

Elk Grove Village Building Inspector Elk Grove IL 901 Wellington Avenue 60007 847-357-4230