Ordinances and Codes

Contractor Registration New (For all Electrical and Plumbing Contractor Registrations see Electrical and Plumbing Contractor Registration… Read More
Electronic Permits-Apply Online! The Department of Building and Zoning is launching a new service for the residents and businesses located… Read More
Compliance As required under the Employment Plan, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle hired a Compliance Officer whose primary res… Read More
Effective July 1, 2021, the COVID-19 Vaccination Rights for Employees and Employer Obligations Ordinance went into effect. Employers cannot… Read More
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Search and view the Cook County code of ordinances, or laws, as passed by the County Board of Commissioners. Adopted ordinances that have no… Read More
After engaging in a public rulemaking process, the Commission adopted interpretative and procedural rules for its enforcement of the Cook Co… Read More
The Commission investigates and, if warranted, adjudicates violations of the Cook County Earned Sick Leave Ordinance. If you believe that yo… Read More
Home Rule Tax Web (mobile) application The Home Rule Tax Reward program rewards those individuals who report violations of the Cook County… Read More
This ordinance requires that all employees who contract with Cook County government to provide labor or who operate on property in Cook Coun… Read More
Cook County’s minimum wage is based on the greatest rate among the Federal minimum wage, Illinois State minimum wage, or on the County’s cal… Read More
Ordinance This ordinance establishes an office of County Government known as the Office of Independent Inspector General ("OIIG"). The Inde… Read More
The Cook County No Cash Bid (NCB) Program is an economic development tool designed to assist municipalities, and other taxing districts, in… Read More
Overview October 28, 1969, a lawsuit entitled Michael Shakman, et al., v. Democratic Organization of Cook County, et al., No. 69 C 2145 (N.… Read More
COVID-19 UpdateThe business community and residents of Cook County are facing many challenges due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  In an effort to… Read More
Zoning Ordinance AdministrationAdministration of the zoning ordinance shall be exercised through a person in the Department of Building and… Read More