Buildings Hearings Division

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The Buildings Hearings Division hears cases initiated from the Building, Fire and Zoning Departments. Common complaints include: 

  • Building code violations (i.e., unkept buildings, buildings with safety, structural, plumbing, electrical problems)
  • Gang and narcotics (i.e., task force cases involving illegal gang activity and drug houses)
  • Zoning code violations (i.e., illegal construction/conversions without proper permit and billboard violations);
  • Lead paint in buildings with minors; and,
  • Fire code violations (i.e., insufficient exits or fire extinguishers, firetrap buildings).

For more information, please contact: Administrative Hearings, Buildings Hearings Division, 312.742.8254.


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