Forms and Documents


Department of Buildings Forms

These forms and documents are provided to assist you with applying for a building permit in the City of Chicago.

Express Permit Program

  • Condominium Association Approval Letter
  • Ownership Change Letter
  • Subcontractor Letter of Intent
  • Tax and Demolition Form

Plan-Based Building Permits

  • Assisted Developer Services Intake Checklist
  • Developer Services Conflict of Interest Form
  • Direct Developer Services Intake Meeting Requirements
  • Direct Developer Services Conflict of Interest
  • Direct Developer Services Compliance Letter
  • Direct Developer Services Work Area Letter

Project-Specific Approvals and Appeals

  • Item 1
  • Item 2
  • Item 3

Specialty Permits

Related Forms and Regulations from Other Departments

Links in this section are provided for convenience. Please confirm with the relevant department that forms and procedures referenced in this section are current.