Unincorporated County Services

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

Permits: Application for asbestos removal or demolition permits or submittal of reports shall be conducted online at Electronic Permit Proce… 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
Building Permit Application All work, other than ordinary repairs subject to provisions of Section 102-105.3 of the Cook County Building Co… 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
Problem Reporting The 24 hour a day number to call to report problems is (708) 448-8006. Construction Zones Problems within construction… 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
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
2020/2021 Wheel Tax Vehicle License InformationTo pay your 2020/2021 Wheel Tax liability, please scroll to the bottom of the screen and clic… Read More
Zoning Ordinance AdministrationAdministration of the zoning ordinance shall be exercised through a person in the Department of Building and… Read More