Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests

The State of Illinois' Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) was enacted in 1984 to provide all persons with full and complete information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts and policies of those who represent them as public officials and employees.

FOIA requests submitted to the Department of Planning and Development should include the following information:

  • The name, mailing address and daytime phone of the requester
  • A description of the records being requested.

Submit a FOIA request onlineSubmit a FOIA Request Online

FOIA requests can also be submitted to the address or email address listed below. Recent FOIA requests can be found in the DPD FOIA log.

Mail: Department of Planning and Development
121 N. LaSalle St.
Room 1000
Chicago, IL 60602


The subject zoning of a property can be found by searching its address or its Property Index Number (PIN) on the City's zoning map.

The documents below are available without submitting a request.

Supporting Information Facts