In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Chicago has joined the State of Illinois in issuing a Stay at Home order effective Saturday, March 21st at 5pm CT. In addition, City of Chicago facilities are closed to the public. Staff are prioritizing essential services to protect the health and safety of our residents and employees. As such, we may be delayed in responding to non-essential inquiries and service requests. To stay up to date on the City of Chicago’s COVID-19 response, please visit the City Coronavirus Response Center site.
The Department of Administrative Hearings is an independent quasi-judicial body. The matters which come before us to be adjudicated relate to the public health, safety, welfare, morals and economic well being of the residents of the City of Chicago.
Until further order of the Chief Administrative Law Judge motions to set aside the default can be submitted via email.
DOAH will then schedule a hearing date on which this motion will be heard and send you notification to your email. Please include a daytime phone number on this motion.
The top five answers to the most commonly asked questions.
An overview of steps from receipt of a notice of violation to the final decision of an Administrative Law Judge.
Make online payments for most Administrative Hearings cases.
Contest Parking, Compliance, Red Light Camera and Automated Speed Enforcement violations online using the City’s new eContest system.
A no cost attorney legal advice help desk, sign interpreters for the hearing impaired and foreign language interpretation service for non-English speaking respondents.
If you need a reasonable accommodation, please contact 312.742.8200.