Nick M. Gombash
YourChicagoRoots@gmail.com

Chicago, IL, USA

 

Chicago Building Permits, 1872-1954

This record collection begins after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 - no building permits exist prior to the fire. Depending on the time-frame, the records may provide different information. Copies are $7.50/permit file.

1872-1912

  • Address Street & Number

  • Builder

  • Building Materials

  • Building Type

  • Cost of Building

  • Date

  • Dimensions

  • Number of Stories

  • Owner

  • Permit Cost & Number

  • Property Location (Block, Lot & Subdivision)

1912-1954

  • Architect

  • Building Materials

  • Building Type

  • Contractor

  • Cost of Building, Permit & Water Permit

  • Date

  • File & Permit Number

  • Final Report

  • Net Area

  • Number of Stories

  • Owner & Address

  • Property Location (Block, Lot & Subdivision)

  • Violation Reports

  • Water Application