Rock Crushing Permit

There are two types of rock crushing permits: temporary and permanent. Application requirements for a temporary rock-crushing permit are described in Construction Site Reprocessing Authorization Application Requirements. Application requirements for a permanent rock-crushing permit are described in Section 11-4-1910 of the Municipal Code of Chicago.

To apply for a temporary rock crushing permit:

Two permits are required in order to authorize use of equipment engaged in temporary rock crushing operations. The first is an Air Pollution Control Permit and the second is Temporary Rock Crushing Permit.

1. Air Pollution Control Permit - Form B.  Permit can only be applied for and payment made on line.  To apply online, go to the City of Chicago Permit Portal at https://ipi.cityofchicago.org/Profile/

2. Fill out a temporary rock crushing permit application.  Consult Construction Site Reprocessing Rules and Regulations, which explains the extent to which reprocessed materials may be used on site. Refer to the following to determine the fee amount.

Please do not send payment to this address.  Any payment to this address will be returned and may delay the permit issuance.  Mail the application to:

Temporary Rock Crushing Permit
Chicago Department of Public Health
333 South State Street
Room 200
Chicago IL 60604

3. Permit review.  Permit will be reviewed and you will be notified if any changes are required or if your permit has been approved

4. Mail Payment. Return the invoice provided after permit approval.  Attach a check or money order to the invoice provided payable to the City of Chicago for the permit fee.  

Complete Invoice Payment and prepare check or money order made payable to the City of Chicago. Mail invoice and payment to:

City of Chicago
City Hall
Cashier Window
121 N LaSalle Rm.107
Chicago, IL 60602

Walk up payments are also available at this location.

5. A permit will be mailed to you approving a permit application.

For questions please call 312.745-3136.

To apply for a permanent rock crushing permit:

1. Prepare the required permit application. A permit application consists of a design report and operating plan.  Consult Sections 12.4 and 12.5 of CDPH's Rules and Regulations for Landfills, Liquid Waste Handling Facilities and Transfer Stations for guidelines on submitting designs and operational plans for the proposed facility. See also Transfer Station Permit Requirements.  Refer to the following to determine the fee amount.

Please do not send payment to this address.  Any payment sent to this address will be returned and may delay the permit issuance. Mail the application to:

Permanent Rock Crushing Permits
Chicago Department of Public Health
333 South State Street
Room 200
Chicago IL 60604

Note that prior to receiving an operating permit, applicants must meet the financial security requirements described in Section 11-4-370 of the Municipal Code of Chicago and in the document Regulations—Security Requirements.

2. Permit review.  Permit will be reviewed and you will be notified if any changes are required or if your permit has been approved and applicable financial security requirements have been met. DOE permit staff may contact you for additional information or to request a meeting prior to issuing a final permit.  An invoice will be issued to for permit fee payment.

3. Mail Payment: Attach a check or money order to the invoice provided after notification of permit approval payable to the City of Chicago for the permit fee.  

Complete Invoice Payment and prepare check or money order made payable to the City of Chicago.  Mail invoice and payment to:

City of Chicago
City Hall
Cashier Window
121 N LaSalle Rm.107
Chicago, IL 60602

Walk up payments are also available at this location.

4. A permit will be mailed to you approving a permit application.

Call us at 312.745.3136 with questions regarding permanent rock crushing permits.

 

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