Building Permit Status Search

The Department of Building & Zoning allows building permit applicants to view the status of their application at any time online. You will need your Building Permit application number as well as the property's Property Index Number (PIN) to view the status information.

If you have any questions please contact the department at 312-603-0537


Effective June 22, 2012 Cook County Building and Zoning allows Building, Plumbing, and Electrical permit applicants to pay the permit fee online by credit or debit card through LexisNexis®.

LexisNexis® assesses a convenience fee for credit or debit card payments.

LexisNexis® accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover cards.

Note: The Building Permit Status information is updated on a daily basis and is current as of 4/19/2024 12:57:10 AM