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Information on inspections and violations reflect conditions found by the inspector at the time of the inspection and not necessarily the current status of those violations or the current condition of the property. The absence of violations on this website does not mean a building or property is in compliance with the requirements of the Municipal Code.
OBTAIN OR POST PERMIT BEFORE COMMENCING ANY CONSTRUCTION, REPAIRS OR ALTERATIONS FOR ANY BUILDING, STRUCTURE, OR ANY PART THEREOF. SECTION CODE [13-12-050].
Maintain building in safe condition so it does not constitute actual and imminent danger to public. (13-12-130, 13-8-100, 13-12-120, 13-12-125, 65 ILCS 5/11-31-1) Maintain building windows and doors in safe condition. (13-196-550) Maintain stairway and porch in safe condition. (13-196-570) Maintain floors, walls, and ceilings in safe condition. (13-196-540) Maintain building in safe condition. Premises now dangerous as vacant and open, uncompleted and abandoned, or vacant and boarded. (13-12-130, 13-12-125) Maintain watchman at vacant or open premises. (13-12-140)
Repair or wreck dangerous and vacant residential premises. (13-8-100, 13-12-125, 13-12-130)
Maintain watchman from 4:00 PM to 8:00 AM for vacant and dangerous residential premises. (13-12-140)
Register vacant building within 30 days of it becoming vacant, or within 30 days after assuming ownership of an existing vacant building. (13-12-125(a)). Building must be kept in compliance with all vacant building requirements pursuant to 13-12-135. See Vacant Building Ordinance and registration form at https://ipiweb.cityofchicago.org/VBR
Post, on abandoned building, name, address and telephone of owner and owner's agent for managing, controlling or collecting rents on building so legible from nearest public street or sidewalk. (13-12-125)