Office of the Zoning Administrator

Correspondence for the zoning administrator, including requests for opinion letters, should be addressed as follows:

Patrick Murphey
Zoning Administrator
Bureau of Zoning
Department of Planning and Development
121 N. La Salle St., Room 905
Chicago, lL 60602

Any request for verification, advisory or opinions from the zoning administrator’s office requires a $150.00 filing fee and may take up to 30 days for processing.

Payment or proof of payment should be included with the request. All checks should be made payable to the City of Chicago. Additional supportive documentation may be required. Letters of request submitted without the fee and/or the supportive documentation will be returned to the requester.

Call 312.744.5777 or email for more information.