Unincorporated County Services

Cook County provides numerous services to the residents of unincorporated areas of the County.

Environment and Sustainability

Asbestos Abatement Permitting

Asbestos Abatement PermitsAn Asbestos Abatement permit application is required for all asbestos projects (residential, commercial, instituti…
Building and Zoning

Building and Zoning Building Permit Requirements

Building Permit Requirement Guidelines All permits must now be submitted in digital format. To facilitate the approval of a building permi…
Building and Zoning

Building and Zoning Building Permits

Building Permit ApplicationAll work, other than ordinary repairs subject to provisions of Section 102-105.3 of the Cook County Building Code…
Building and Zoning

Building and Zoning Contractor Registration

Contractor RegistrationNew(For all Electrical and Plumbing Contractor Registrations, see Electrical and Plumbing Contractor Registration Req…
Building and Zoning

Building and Zoning Payments

Online Payment Service The Department of Building and Zoning is now accepting payments for many of its services. Please make sure you have…
Building and Zoning

Building and Zoning Residential Rental License

Cook County Residential Rental License Ordinance On June 29th 2016, the Cook County Board of Commissioners passed the Rental Dwelling Ordin…
Emergency Management and Regional Security

Cooling Centers

Cook County Cooling Centers Cook County Courthouse Cooling Centers Open During Excessive Heat - Open Sunday, July 14 - Tuesday, July 16
Transportation and Highways

County Highway Problem Reporting

Problem Reporting The 24 hour a day number to call to report problems is (708) 448-8006. Construction Zones Problems within construction…
County Clerk

Election Judges- Cook County

The County Clerk coordinates all poll workers who act as Election Judges and Equipment Managers for suburban Cook County polling locations.E…
Transportation and Highways

Highway Construction Projects

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Department of Revenue

Home Rule Tax Web (mobile) application

Home Rule Tax Web (mobile) application The Home Rule Tax Reward program rewards those individuals who report violations of the Cook County…
Transportation and Highways

Transportation and Highways System Maps

  The following map is provided in PDF format and can be printed in 8.5″ x 11″ format using Adobe Acrobat Reader “shrink to fit” feature. T…
Cook County Liquor Commission

Video Gaming License

Video Gaming Cook County now allows establishments licensed to sell alcohol for on-site consumption to install up to six video gaming termi…
Department of Revenue

Wheel Tax/ Vehicle License

2022/2023 Wheel Tax Vehicle License Information To pay your 2022/2023 Wheel Tax liability, please scroll to the bottom of the screen and cl…
Building and Zoning

Zoning Ordinance Administration

Zoning Ordinance AdministrationAdministration of the zoning ordinance shall be exercised through a person in the Department of Building and…