Unincorporated County Services

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

UPDATE: Our office at 69 W. Washington St. is open, but with limited staffing to encourage social distancing and prevent the spread of COVID… Read More
Building Permit Requirement Guidelines All permits must now be submitted in digital format. To facilitate the approval of a building permi… Read More
Contractor Registration New (For all Electrical and Plumbing Contractor Registrations see Electrical and Plumbing Contractor Registration… Read More
Online Payment Service The Department of Building and Zoning is now accepting payments for many of its services. Please make sure you have… Read More
Cook County Residential Rental License OrdinanceOn June 29th 2016, the Cook County Board of Commissioners passed the Rental Dwelling Ordinan… Read More
Cook County Cooling CentersCooling centers are available across Cook County during periods of excessive heat.When temperatures in Cook Count… Read More
The County Clerk coordinates all poll workers who act as Election Judges and Equipment Managers for suburban Cook County polling locations.… Read More
An interactive map of current construction activity on the County’s highways.  Hovering on a project provides detailed information for commu… 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
  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… Read More
2020/2021 Wheel Tax Vehicle License Information Read More
Zoning Ordinance AdministrationAdministration of the zoning ordinance shall be exercised through a person in the Department of Building and… Read More