Homeowner Deconversion Permits

For buildings with basement and/or attic space illegally converted into apartment use without a building permit (either by current or previous building owner), the building owner is required to obtain an Easy Permit and deconvert the basement and/or attic space to legal use according to the Chicago Building Code. Easy Permits may be obtained at City Hall, Room 900, Monday through Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Deconversion Permit Instructions

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