Building and Zoning Fees

Online Payments of all Current Invoices 

Cook County Department of Building and Zoning now provides the option of online payment of all current invoices to all customers. Please go to Payments to access this option.

Ordinance and fees. - Chapter 32 -FEES

Fee Amendments Approved

On October 22nd, 2020 the Cook County Board of Commissioners approved a new fee schedule for the Department of Building and Zoning . The new fees will take effect starting December 1, 2020. Applications submitted on or after this effective date will be subject to these updated fees. Applications that were under review before this effective date will be subject to the fees that had previously been in place. The complete and updated fee schedule is available at the following link

Email Building and Zoning at or call  us at (312) 603-0500 with questions.

Late Fee Reinstatement:

Starting December 1, 2022 All unpaid invoices listed below will be charged a late fee of 25% after 30 days of the date on the invoice.

  • Annual Inspections

  • Annual Sign Inspections

  • Elevator Inspections

  • Billboard Registration

  • Multi dwelling Unit Registration

  • Residential Rental License Registration