D EPA R TM E NT O F B UIL DIN G AN D ZO N IN G C ounty Administration B uilding
O F C O O K C O U N T Y , ILL IN O IS 69 W . W ashington, Suite 2830
C hicago, IL 60602-3169
D O NA LD H . W L O DA R SK I TEL (312) 603-0500
C O M M ISSIO N ER O F B U ILD IN G A N D ZO N IN G FA X (312) 603-9940
O F COO K CO U N TY TD D (800) 526-0857
FENCE PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
1. Complete application in its entirety where applicable. Be sure to sign your
name in the upper right-hand corner and include the property index number.
Be certain to indicate, on the application, if your property is served by well
and septic or water and sewer.
2. Submit three copies of your Plat of Survey. Indicate on the Surveys the
exact location of the fence and indicate on the survey the following:
• The height from grade to top of the fence.
• The length of the fence.
• The description of the fence (cedar, chain-link, vinyl, etc.).
• Any gates.
3. A check in the amount of $25 made payable to Cook County Collector.
Return all items to the address above for processing. When the permit has been reviewed
and completed, you will be notified by mail of the final amount due. After payment has
been received, your permit will be issued and mailed to you.
fence.frm . . . revised 01/26/06