Heads up: There are no amended sections in this chapter.

Added Coun. J. 4-10-19, p. 100029.

Fees, fines, and penalties applicable to the provisions of this title and to violations of other provisions of the Chicago Construction Codes as specifically referenced are as provided in this chapter.

Added Coun. J. 4-10-19, p. 100029.

Added Coun. J. 4-10-19, p. 100029.

Fees, fines, and penalties applicable to the provisions of Chapter 3 and to violations of other provisions of the Chicago Construction Codes are as provided in Table 14A-12-1203.1. Each violation and each day that a violation continues is a separate and distinct offense.

TABLE 14A-12-1203.1

FEES, FINES, AND PENALTIES—CHAPTER 3

SECTION DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
14A-3-301 When the City is required to take action to enforce the Chicago Construction Codes, the City may recover the costs of enforcement in accordance with Chapter 1-20 of the Municipal Code. Actual or estimated costs
14A-3-302 For violation of any section of the Chicago Construction Codes not listed in Table 14A-12-1203.2. $500 min.
$1,000 max.
14A-3-306.4 First violation $500 min.
$1,000 max.
Second violation $1,000 min.
$6,000 max.
Third or subsequent violation $6,000 min.
$10,000 max.

Fees, fines, and penalties applicable to the provisions of the Chicago Construction Codes listed in Table 14A-12-1203.2 are as provided in that table. Each violation and each day that a violation continues is a separate and distinct offense.

TABLE 14A-12-1203.2

SPECIALIZED FINES

SECTION DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
14A-4-401.1 First violation $500 min.
$1,000 max.
Second violation $1,000 min.
$3,000 max.
Third or subsequent violation $3,000 min.
$5,000 max.
14A-4-406 Violation not resulting in the death or injury of a natural person $1,000 min.
$10,000 max.
Violation resulting in the death or injury of a natural person $10,000 min.
(no max.)
14A-6-603 Any violation $1,000 min.
$2,500 max.

Added Coun. J. 4-10-19, p. 100029.

Amended Coun. J. 7-24-19, p. 3647.

Amended Coun. J. 2-19-20, p. 14474.

Amended Coun. J. 10-7-20, p. 21791.

Fees applicable to the provisions of Chapter 4, other than permit fees and stop work order fees, are as provided in Table 14A-12-1204.1.
TABLE 14A-12-1204.1
GENERAL FEES—CHAPTER 4
SECTION DESCRIPTION AMOUNTa
14A-4-403.1 Monthly permit (per service, per month) $75
14A-4-409.1 Accessibility pre-review  
first hour $150
additional hour or portion of an hour $100
14A-4-409.2 Pre-permit debt check (per request) $30
14A-4-412.1 Stand-alone permit review fee $25
14A-4-412.1.2
14A-4-412.2.1
Permit fee deposit $300
14A-4-413.9.1 Extension of time or reinstatement (per permit, per 180-day period) 25% of original permit fee
  1. Fees specified in this table are nonrefundable.

Stand-alone permit fees and permit fee factors applicable to Section 14A-4-412.1 are as provided in Table 14A-12-1204.2.

TABLE 14A-12-1204.2

STAND ALONE PERMIT FEES

CATEGORY OF WORK SCOPE OF WORK DRAWINGS
REQUIRED
ZONING FEE
REQUIRED
PERMIT FEE
Administrative issues Filing deferred submittal documentsc Yes No $500
Reprint permit No No $25
Alteration Interior alteration up to 500 square feet in floor area, with no change of occupancy and no change to load-bearing elements or means of egress Yesa Yes $250
Interior alteration up to 2,000 square feet in floor area within single dwelling unit or tenant space, with no change of occupancy and no change to load-bearing elements or means of egress Yesa Yes $500
Communication equipmentc Antenna, monopole, or satellite dish for commercial use Yes Yes $750
Installation or alteration of cell phone tower equipment box Yes Yes $750 per box
Installation or alteration of cell phone antennas Yes Yes $750 per tower
Repair No No $175 per location
Construction equipmentc Class I or Class II crane or similar construction equipment Yes No $450 each phase
Temporary construction tower or personnel, material, or skip hoist associated with construction site Yes No $750 each
Conveyance devicesc Automotive lift Yesa Yes $200 per vehicle
Elevator or lift serving no more than 5 levels Yesa No $300
Elevator or lift serving at least 6 and no more than 20 levels Yesa No $300
Elevator or lift serving at least 21 and no more than 30 levels Yesa No $450
Elevator or lift serving 31 or more levels Yesa No $600
Escalator or moving walk Yesa No $300
Major repair work or alterations (not routine maintenance Yesa No $150 per device
Material lift, loading or truck dock lift, or dumbwaiter Yesa Noe $150
Mechanical amusement riding device, temporary installation—1 device No No $300 per event
Mechanical amusement riding device, temporary installation—2—7 devices No No $500 per event
Mechanical amusement riding device, temporary installation—8—14 devices No No $1,200 per event
Mechanical amusement riding device, temporary installation—more than 14 devices No No $1,200 plus $300 per device in excess of 14
Mechanical amusement riding device, other than temporary installation No Yes $500 each
Stage or orchestra lift or specialized conveyance device Yesa No $300
Platform lift, inclined wheelchair lift, or stairway chairlift Yesa No $150
Window washer power-operated platform Yesa No Same as for elevator
Vertical reciprocating conveyor Yesa No $300
Electrical Installation of electrical service only, less than 400 amps See Section 14E-2-215. No $75
Installation of electrical service only, 400 to less than 1,000 amps No $300
Installation of electrical service only, 1,000 amps or more No $750
Installation of low-voltage electrical system No $75 per systemf per floor
Installation of low-voltage electrical systemf within or serving single dwelling unit No $75 per systemf
Installation of power generator, whether required or discretionary See Section 14E-2-215. Yese $750
Installation of power generator for residential building with 3 or fewer dwelling units (no mixed occupancy) Yese $75
Installation of emergency lighting system No $125
Installation of electrical system for outdoor illumination per 1,000 square feet of parking lot or landscape area No $75
Installation of up to 10 new circuits on a single service No $150
Installation of 11 to 20 new circuits on a single service No $300
Installation of 21 to 40 new circuits on a single service No $600
Installation of 41 to 80 new circuits on a single service See Section 14E-2-215. No $1,500
Installation of 81 new circuits or more on a single service No $2,250
Repair or alteration of devices on existing electrical circuits No No $75 per service
Temporary electrical service No No $150
Environmental Asbestos removal See Section 11-4-2170 of the Municipal Code
Installation of regulated equipmenth Yesa Noe $225 per piece
Sandblasting, grinding, or chemically washing any structurec See Section 11-4-130 of the Municipal Code
Fences, freestanding walls, and trash enclosures Installation of fence up to 6 feet high, any length, any material except masonry No No $150
Installation of fence over 6 feet high, any length, any material Yes Yes $300
Installation of non-masonry trash enclosure Yesa Yes $150 each
Installation of freestanding masonry wall, any height or length Yesa Yes $300
Installation of masonry trash enclosure Yes Yes $300 each
Fireb, c New fire detection systems, voice systems, fire command panel, exit signs, special locking arrangements, or fire alarm system or other new fire safety system-related review Yes No $150 per floor (minimum fee $600)
Modification of existing fire detection systems, voice systems, fire command panel, exit signs, special locking arrangements, or fire alarm system or other existing fire safety system-related review Yes No $150 per floor
Fire escape installation, alteration, or repair on building up to 4 stories Yesa Yes $150
Fire escape installation, alteration or repair on building more than 4 stories, other than high-rise building Yesa Yes $450
Fire escape installation, alteration or repair on high-rise building Yesa Yes $900
Mechanical (HVAC) Duct extension or reconfiguration for existing ventilation system No No $75
Installation of new equipment for air conditioning (individual equipment) Yesa No $150 per dwelling unit or tenant space
Installation of new chiller, cooling tower, or air-handling equipment serving more than one dwelling unit or tenant space, with no alterations to equipment room and no other construction Yesa Yes $600
Installation of new refrigeration equipment to serve food cooling, not part of other construction, including associated piping Yesa Yes $450
Repair or in-kind replacement of heating, cooling, or air-handling equipment (individual equipment) No No $75 per equipment type and per dwelling unit or tenant space
Repair or in-kind replacement of heating, cooling, or air-handling equipment serving more than one dwelling unit or tenant space, with no alteration to equipment room Nod No $300 per equipment type
Miscellaneous structures Canopy or marquee, installation or alteration Yes Yes $150
Wrecking detached private garage or carport No No $125
Detached private garage or carport of frame construction up to 600 square feet in building area, not more than 12 feet in building height, and without occupiable rooftop (includes electrical work and wrecking of existing private garage or carport, if any) No Yes $500
Plumbing Install private swimming pool or hot tub (electrical work as separate permit) Yes Yes $400
Repair or in-kind replacement of hot water heater (individual equipment) or plumbing fixtures without alteration to plumbing in walls No No $75 per dwelling unit, toilet room, or tenant space
Repair or in-kind replacement of hot water heater serving more than one dwelling unit or tenant space without alteration to plumbing in walls No No $150 each
Repair or in-kind replacement of plumbing piping, all occupancies Noa, d No $150 per dwelling unit, toilet room, or tenant space
Repair or in-kind replacement of plumbing riser within existing plumbing chase Noa, d No $150 per dwelling unit, toilet room, or tenant space served
Repairs Repair or in-kind replacement for minor scope of work, such as window or door replacement, not involving HVAC, electrical, or plumbing work No No $175 per dwelling unit or tenant space
Roof Installation, alteration, or repair for a rooftop structure Yesa Yes $175
Roof repair or roof recover (no tear off) No No $175
Roof replacement No No $450
Signsc Sign less than 50 square feet in area Yes Yes $50 per face
Sign from 50 square feet to less than 100 square feet in area Yes Yes $100 per face
Sign from 100 square feet to less than 200 in area Yes Yes $200 per face
Sign from 200 square feet to less than 500 square feet in area Yes Yes $500 per face
Sign 500 square feet or greater in area Yes Yes $1,000 per face
Temporary structures Construction trailers (single story) No No $250 per year
Scaffolding No No $150 each
Temporary structures, such as canopies, platforms, tents, trailers, seating stands, shipping containers, and stages, not exceeding 2,500 square feet in total floor area per eventi Yesa Yes $250
Temporary seating stands covering more than 2,500 square feet of ground area Yes Yes $450

For SI: 1 foot = 304.8 mm; 1 square foot = 0.0929 m2.

  1. Requirement for drawings or that drawings be prepared by a registered design professional may be waived by the building official based on specific scope of work.
  2. Fees for sprinkler system and/or standpipe reviews in Section 15-16-190 of the Municipal Code will be assessed in addition to the fees in Table 14A-12-1204.2.
  3. The fee for this scope of work will be assessed in addition to the permit fee calculated in accordance with Section 14A-12-1204.3.
  4. Where drawings are required, the fee will be assessed in accordance with Section 14A-12-1204.3.
  5. A zoning fee may be required based on the specific equipment and installation location.
  6. Telephone, security, cable, and media are each separate systems.
  7. This fee is in addition to any other fines, penalties, or other fees associated with the administrative request. See Sections 14A-4-413.9 and 14A-4-413.10 regarding time limits, Section 14A-4-413.9 regarding permit reinstatement, and Section 14A-4-412.4 regarding permits issued to resolve stop work orders.
  8. This fee is in addition to any permit fees for associated plumbing or electrical work.
  9. Where the total floor area of temporary structures, other than seating stands, exceeds 2,500 square feet per event, the permit fee must be calculated in accordance with Table 14A-12-1204.3(1) for Group U occupancies of Type V construction.

Editor's Note—Coun. J. 4-10-19, p. 100029, Art. I adopts Table 14A-12-1204.2. Note b appears to contain a typographical error to the word "assessed" which has been corrected at the discretion of the editor. Future legislation will correct this provision if needed.

Permit fee factors applicable to Section 14A-4-412.2 are as provided in Tables 14A- 12-1204.3(1) through 14A-12-1204.3(6).

TABLE 14A-12-1204.3(1)

CONSTRUCTION FACTOR FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION

OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION PER
CHAPTER 14B-3a
  CONSTRUCTION TYPE PER CHAPTER 14B-6b
I II III IV V
 
OCCUPANCY
CLASSIFICATION PER
CHAPTER 13-56a
CONSTRUCTION TYPE PER CHAPTER 13-60b
I-A, I B I-C, II III-B, III-C III-A IV-A, IV B
Group A-1 (with stage) C-1 / C-2: theater with stage $0.69 $0.64 $0.62 $0.59 $0.54
Group A-1 (without stage) C-1 / C-2: theater without stage $0.63 $0.58 $0.56 $0.54 NP
Group A-2
Group A-3
Group A-4
C-1 / C-2: all other Assembly $0.56 $0.52 $0.49 $0.48 $0.43
Group A-5 D: Open Air Assembly $0.63 $0.58 $0.56 $0.53 $0.48
Group B E: Business $0.55 $0.50 $0.48 $0.45 $0.39
Group E C-3: Schools, Day Care Centers $0.56 $0.52 $0.51 $0.47 $0.42
Group F G-1 / G-2: Low & Moderate Hazard Industrial $0.32 $0.29 $0.28 $0.25 $0.21
Group H I: Hazardous Use $0.38 $0.35 $0.33 $0.31 NP
Group I B: Institutional $0.69 $0.64 $0.63 $0.56 $0.51
Group M F: Mercantile $0.39 $0.36 $0.34 $0.32 $0.28
Group R-1
Group R-2 (except townhouses)
Group R-3
A2: all other Residential $0.54 $0.50 $0.50 $0.46 $0.41
Group R-4
Group R-5 (except townhouses)
A1 / A-2: 1-, 2- and 3-unit buildings, private garages $0.43 $0.41 $0.40 $0.39 $0.36
Group R-2 townhouses
Group R-5 townhouses
A2: Townhouses $0.46 $0.41 $0.41 $0.37 $0.32
Group S (except parking garages) H-1 / H-2: Low and Moderate Hazard Storage $0.35 $0.27 $0.25 $0.23 $0.18
Group S parking garagesc H-3: Garagesc $0.23 $0.20 $0.19 $0.17 $0.14
Group U J: Miscellaneous Use $0.23 $0.20 $0.19 $0.17 $0.14
  1. Buildings containing more than one occupancy will be assessed fees based on the gross floor area occupied by each occupancy. Common areas in mixed-occupancy buildings will be assessed fees based on the classification of the predominant occupancy. If a single occupancy occupies 85 percent or more of the building area, the entire fee will be based on that occupancy classification.
  2. A building may only be classified as a single construction type.
  3. The fee for parking garages attached to and associated with another occupancy will be assessed based on the associated occupancy.

TABLE 14A-12-1204.3(2)

CONSTRUCTION FACTOR FOR REHABILITATION

OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION PER
CHAPTER 14B-3a, d
  CONSTRUCTION TYPE PER CHAPTER 14B-6b
I II III IV V
 
OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION
PER CHAPTER 13-56a, d
CONSTRUCTION TYPE PER CHAPTER 13-60b
I-A, I B I-C, II III-B, III-C III-A IV-A, IV B
Group A-1 (with stage) C-1 / C-2: theater with stage $0.87 $0.81 $0.79 $0.75 $0.69
Group A-1 (without stage) C-1 / C-2: theater without stage $0.80 $0.74 $0.71 $0.68 $0.54
Group A-2
Group A-3
Group A-4
C-1 / C-2: all other Assembly $0.71 $0.66 $0.62 $0.60 $0.54
Group A-5 D: Open Air Assembly $0.79 $0.73 $0.71 $0.67 $0.61
Group B E: Business $0.69 $0.64 $0.61 $0.57 $0.50
Group E C-3: Schools, Day Care Centers $0.72 $0.66 $0.65 $0.60 $0.53
Group F G-1 / G-2: Low & Moderate Hazard Industrial $0.41 $0.37 $0.35 $0.32 $0.26
Group H I: Hazardous Use $0.49 $0.44 $0.42 $0.39 NP
Group I B: Institutional $0.87 $0.81 $0.80 $0.71 $0.64
Group M F: Mercantile $0.50 $0.46 $0.43 $0.41 $0.35
Group R-1
Group R-2 (except townhouses)
Group R-3
A2: all other Residential $0.69 $0.64 $0.64 $0.58 $0.52
Group R-4
Group R-5 (except townhouses)
A1 / A-2: 1-, 2- and 3-unit buildings, private garages $0.55 $0.52 $0.51 $0.50 $0.46
Group R-2 townhouses
Group R-5 townhouses
A2: Townhouses $0.58 $0.52 $0.52 $0.47 $0.41
Group S (except parking garages) H-1 / H-2: Low and Moderate Hazard Storage $0.44 $0.34 $0.32 $0.29 $0.23
Group S parking garagesc H-3: Garages $0.29 $0.25 $0.24 $0.22 $0.18
Group Ud J: Miscellaneous Used $0.29 $0.25 $0.24 $0.22 $0.19
  1. Buildings containing more than one occupancy will be assessed fees based on the gross floor area occupied by each occupancy. Common areas in mixedoccupancy buildings will be assessed fees based on the classification of the predominant occupancy. If a single occupancy occupies 85 percent or more of the building area, the entire fee will be based on that occupancy classification.
  2. A building may only be classified as a single construction type.
  3. The fee for parking garages attached to and associated with another occupancy will be assessed based on the associated occupancy.
  4. The fee for demolition permits will be assessed based on the last row, regardless of occupancy.

TABLE 14A-12-1204.3(3)

SCOPE OF REVIEW FACTOR FOR NEW CONSTRUCTIONa

OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION FACTORb, c DESCRIPTION OF WORK MINIMUM FEEd
CHAPTER 14B-3 CHAPTER 13-56
Group A C, D 0.25 Not applicable
0.5
0.75
1.0 All new construction, including first buildout of tenant space $3,000
Group B E 0.25 Not applicable
0.5 Free-standing kiosks used for retail or business which require review by more than one discipline $750
First buildout of a tenant space, including sales centers and model units, excluding telecommunication equipment areas $750
0.75 Single-story building $3,000
1.0 Multi-story building or mixed occupancy $3,000
First buildout of a telecommunication equipment area $2,000
Group E C-3 0.25 Not applicable
0.5 First buildout of a tenant space $750
0.75 Not applicable
1.0 All new construction $3,000
Group F G 0.25 Not applicable
0.5
0.75 Single-story building without regulated equipment $2,000
1.0 Multi-story building or mixed occupancy without regulated equipment $3,000
1.25 Facilities with regulated equipment $3,000
Group H I 0.25 Not applicable
0.5
0.75
1.0 All new construction without regulated equipment $3,000
1.25 Facilities with regulated equipment $3,000
Group I B 0.25 Not applicable
0.5
0.75
1.0 All new construction $2,000
Group M F 0.25 Not applicable
0.5 Free-standing kiosks used for retail or business which require review by more than one discipline $750
First buildout of a tenant space, including sales centers and model units $750
0.75 Single-story building $3,000
1.0 Multi-story building or mixed occupancy $3,000
Group R A 0.25 Not applicable
0.5 Detached private garage or carport (fee in addition to primary residence fee) $500
0.75 Residential construction with a maximum of 4 stories and maximum of 3 dwelling units $2,000
1.0 Residential construction with 4 or more stories or 4 or more dwelling units or mixed occupancy $3,000
Group S H 0.25 Not applicable
0.5
0.75 Single-story building without regulated equipment $2,000
1.0 Multi-story building or mixed occupancy without regulated equipment $3,000
1.25 Facilities with regulated equipment $3,000
Group U J 0.25 Not applicable
0.5 Temporary structures not covered in Table 14A-4-412.1 $250
0.75 Single-story buildings and structures not more than 15 feet above the ground, such as parking lots, bridges, bus shelters, and retaining walls and not covered in Table 14A-4-412.1 $250
1.0 Multi-story buildings and structures more than 15 feet above the ground, such as utility plants, cell phone towers and equipment, station houses, and rail stations $3,000

For SI: 1 foot = 304.8 mm.

  1. Stop work order penalties provided for in Section 14A-4-412.4 are in addition to these permit fees.
  2. Where more than one scope of review factor applies because of the diverse scope of work, the highest applicable multiplier applies to all areas.
  3. Mixed occupancy will always have a minimum factor of 1.0 for all areas.
  4. A minimum fee of $302 applies to all permits.

TABLE 14A-12-1204.3(4)

SCOPE OF REVIEW FACTOR FOR REHABILITATIONa

OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION FACTORb, c DESCRIPTION OF WORK MINIMUM FEEd
CHAPTER 14B-3 CHAPTER 13-56
All All 0.2 Demolition (where drawings not required) $500
Demolition (where drawings required) $1,000
0.25 Level 1 alteration $500
Roof repair or roof recover with structural repair $500
Repair or in-kind replacement of existing porch, balcony, deck, exterior stair, or occupiable rooftop (no alteration) $200 each
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work other than as noted, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no mixed occupancy
0.5 Installation or alteration of porch, balcony, deck, exterior stair, or occupiable rooftop $200 each
Structural repair as entire scope of work $750
0.75 Change of occupancy without an increase in the hazard index number $2,000
Relocated building $1,500
1.0 Change of occupancy with an increase in the hazard index number $3,000
Group A C, D 0.25 Repair or in-kind replacement of single discipline MEP system (no alteration) $500
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations
0.5 Repair or in-kind replacement of more than one MEP system (no alteration) $1,500
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations
0.75 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration, occupant load less than 300 $1,500
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations
1.0 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration, occupant load 300 or more $1,500
Alteration to occupancy separation $500
Addition to building or increase in occupant load $1,500
Change of use to restaurant or other facility requiring public health inspection $3,000
Structural work $1,000
Wrigleyville Rooftop Club: Level 2 or 3 alteration $1,500
Wrigleyville Rooftop Club: addition or increase in occupant load $3,000
Group B E 0.25 Repair or in-kind replacement of single discipline MEP system (no alteration) $500
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations  
0.5 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to a single tenant space on a single floor, including existing telecommunication equipment area $750
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to common areas on a single floor $750
Repair or in-kind replacement of more than one MEP system (no alteration) $750
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy or tenant separations
0.75 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to multiple tenant spaces or multiple floors $1,500
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to common areas on multiple floors $750
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to restaurant or other facility requiring public health inspection (no expansion) $500
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration including creation or reconfiguration of fire separations $1,500
For any scope under this multiplier: no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration including expansion of sprinkler piping $1,500
Creation or expansion of restaurant or other facility requiring public health inspection $1,500
Installation of new telecommunication equipment area where none previously existed $2,000
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration including creation or reconfiguration of mixed occupancy separations $3,000
Addition to building $1,500
Group E C-3 0.25 Repair or in-kind replacement of single discipline MEP system (no alteration) $500
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations
0.5 Repair or in-kind replacement of more than one MEP system (no alteration) $1,500
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations
0.75 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration $500
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations
1.0 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration including expansion of sprinkler piping $1,500
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration including creation or reconfiguration of mixed occupancy separations $3,000
Addition to building $1,500
Structural work $1,500
Group F G 0.25 Repair or in-kind replacement of single discipline MEP system (no alteration) $500
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations  
0.5 Repair or in-kind replacement of more than one MEP system (no alteration) $1,500
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations
0.75 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to single-story building, including structural work $750
For any scope under this multiplier: no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations, no installation or alteration of regulated equipment
1.0 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to multi-story building $1,500
Addition to building $2,000
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration including creation or reconfiguration of mixed occupancy separations or expansion of sprinkler piping $3,000
For any scope under this multiplier: no installation or alteration of regulated equipment
1.25 Any work including installation or alteration of regulated equipment $500
Group H I 0.25 Repair or in-kind replacement of single discipline MEP system (no alteration) $500
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations
0.5 Repair or in-kind replacement of more than one MEP system (no alteration) $1,500
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations
0.75 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to single-story building, including structural work $750
For any scope under this multiplier: no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations, no installation or alteration of regulated equipment
1.0 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to multi-story building $1,500
Addition to building $2,000
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration including creation or reconfiguration of mixed occupancy separations or expansion of sprinkler piping $3,000
For any scope under this multiplier: no installation or alteration of regulated equipment
1.25 Any work including installation or alteration of regulated equipment $500
Group I B 0.25 Not applicable
0.5
0.75 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration without expansion of sprinkler piping $1,500
Repair or in-kind replacement of single discipline MEP system (no alteration) $500
For any scope under this multiplier: no expansion of sprinkler piping, no mixed occupancy, no alteration or creation of machine room
1.0 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration with expansion of sprinkler piping $3,000
Any work including alteration to machine room $2,000
Addition to building $3,000
Any work with mixed occupancy $2,000
Group M F 0.25 Repair or in-kind replacement of single discipline MEP system (no alteration) $500
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations
0.5 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to a single tenant space on a single floor, including existing telecommunication equipment area $750
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to common areas on a single floor $750
Repair or in-kind replacement of more than one MEP system (no alteration) $750
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy or tenant separations
0.75 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to multiple tenant spaces or multiple floors $1,500
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to common areas on multiple floors $750
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to restaurant or other facility requiring public health inspection (no expansion) $500
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration including creation or reconfiguration of fire separations $1,500
For any scope under this multiplier: no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations
1.0 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration including expansion of sprinkler piping $1,500
Creation or expansion of restaurant or other facility requiring public health inspection $1,500
Installation of new telecommunication equipment area where none previously existed $2,000
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration including creation or reconfiguration of mixed occupancy separations $3,000
Addition to building $1,500
Group R A 0.25 Repair or in-kind replacement of single discipline MEP system (no alteration) $500
Structural repair as entire scope of work, building with 1—3 dwelling units and no mixed occupancy $500
For any scope under this multiplier: no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations
0.5 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration, building with 1—3 dwelling units and no mixed occupancy $500
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to single dwelling unit $500
Repair or in-kind replacement of more than one MEP system (no alteration) $1,500
Structural repair as entire scope of work, building with 4 or more dwelling units and no mixed occupancy  $500
For any scope under this multiplier: no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations or demising walls, no change in number of dwelling units
0.75 Addition to building with 1—3 dwelling units and no mixed occupancy $750
Level 2 alteration to common areas only $1,500
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to 4—29 dwelling units or sleeping units and common areas in same building $250 per unit
For any scope under this multiplier: no non-residential occupancy in scope, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations or demising walls, no change in number of dwelling units
1.0 Addition to building with 4 or more dwelling units or any number of sleeping units $2,000
Alteration to mixed-occupancy separation $2,000
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to 30 or more dwelling units or sleeping units and common areas in same building $250 per unit
Decrease in number of dwelling units $750
Increase in number of dwelling units $1,500
Work includes expansion of sprinkler piping $1,500
Group S H 0.25 Repair or in-kind replacement of single discipline MEP system (no alteration) $500
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations
0.5 Repair or in-kind replacement of more than one MEP system (no alteration) $1,500
For any scope under this multiplier: no structural work, no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations
0.75 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to single-story building, including structural work $750
For any scope under this multiplier: no expansion of sprinkler piping, no changes to mixed occupancy separations, no installation or alteration of regulated equipment
1.0 Level 2 or Level 3 alteration to multi-story building $1,500
Addition to building $2,000
Level 2 or Level 3 alteration including creation or reconfiguration of mixed occupancy separations or expansion of sprinkler piping $3,000
For any scope under this multiplier: no installation or alteration of regulated equipment
1.25 Any work including installation or alteration of regulated equipment $500
Group U J 0.25 Not applicable
0.5
0.75 Alterations to single-story buildings and structures not more than 15 feet above the ground, such as parking lots, bridges, bus shelters, and retaining walls $250
1.0 Multi-story buildings and structures more than 15 feet above the ground, such as utility plants, cell phone towers and equipment, station houses, and rail stations $500
Addition to building $500

For SI: 1 foot = 304.8 mm.

  1. Stop work order penalties provided for in Section 14A-4-412.4 are in addition to these permit fees.
  2. Where more than one scope of review factor applies because of the diverse scope of work, the highest applicable multiplier applies to all areas.
  3. Mixed occupancy will always have a minimum factor of 1.0 for all areas.
  4. A minimum fee of $302 applies to all permits.

TABLE 14A-12-1204.3(5)

SCOPE OF REVIEW FACTOR FOR EXTERIOR WALL REHABILITATIONa

FACTORb DESCRIPTION OF WORK MINIMUM FEEc
0.05 Tuckpointing and repair to unit masonry $300
Siding repair or in-kind replacement $300
0.10 Window wall and curtain wall repair or in-kind replacement $500
0.5 Lintel repair (based on contributing area supported by lintel) $250
Concrete repair $500
1.0 Parapet rebuilding $250
Fascia repair or in-kind replacement $250
Repair to decorative projecting elements, such as cornices $250
  1. Stop work order penalties provided for in Section 14A-4-412.4 are in addition to these permit fees.
  2. Where more than one scope of review factor applies to the proposed work, the permit application must indicate the area of each type of work, and the applicable factor will be applied to each area.
  3. A minimum fee of $302 applies to all permits.

TABLE 14A-12-1204.3(6)

SCOPE OF REVIEW FACTOR FOR PHASED PERMITTINGa

FACTORb DESCRIPTION OF WORK MINIMUM FEEc
0.25 Caissons only, or slurry wall only, or grade beams only (no area) $6,000
Interior demolition work, including the removal of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems, with no structural work and no alteration of fire separations, in preparation for rehabilitation work $300
0.5 All other below-grade construction (foundation, below grade floors) $3,000
0.75 Above-grade new construction or addition work where same building area will be permitted in more than one phase of construction $3,000
Interior demolition work, with structural work or alteration of fire separations, in preparation for rehabilitation work $1,000
Rehabilitation work with interior demolition work for same building area permitted as a separate phase per Table 14A-12-1204.3(4))
1.0 Above-grade new construction or addition with only below-grade work as a separate phase $3,000
  1. Stop work order penalties provided for in Section 14A-4-412.4 are in addition to these permit fees.
  2. Where more than one scope of review factor applies because of the diverse scope of work, the highest applicable multiplier applies to all areas.
  3. A minimum fee of $302 applies to all permits.

Where a penalty must be added to the permit fee in accordance with Section 14A-4-412.4 it must be assessed in accordance with Table 14A-12-1204.4.

Where the stop work order was issued because work was done by a person lacking a trade license required under the Municipal Code or by a person required by the Municipal Code to be listed on the permit application who was not listed, the penalty is the amount provided in Table 14A-12-1204.4 based on the amount of the regular permit fee plus $1,000.

TABLE 14A-12-1204.4

STOP WORK ORDER PENALTY

REGULAR PERMIT FEE PENALTY AMOUNT
Up to $500 100% of regular permit fee
$501 to $1,000 $625
$1,001 to $1,500 $750
$1,501 to $2,000 $875
$2,001 to $2,500 $1,000
$2,501 to $3,000 $1,125
$3,001 to $3,500 $1,375
Greater than $3,500 $1,375 plus $75 for each increment or partial increment of $500 by which the regular permit fee exceeds $3,500

Added Coun. J. 4-10-19, p. 100029.

Fees applicable to the provisions of Chapter 5 are as provided in Table 14A-12-1205.1.

TABLE 14A-12-1205.1

FEES—CHAPTER 5

SECTION DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
14A-5-501.4 Reinspection fee (per inspection) $100
14A-5-501.5 Extra inspection fee (per inspector, per hour or fractional hour) Minimum fee $100
$250

Added Coun. J. 4-10-19, p. 100029.

Fees applicable to the provisions of Chapter 6 are as provided in Table 14A-12-1206.1.

TABLE 14A-12-1206.1

FEES—CHAPTER 6

SECTION DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
14A-6-601.1.2 Per reinspection $100
14A-6-601.1.3 Late payment penalty (per each 30 days past due) $5
14A-6-602 Periodic inspection—Group A occupancy
First 25,000 square feet (or fraction thereof)
Each additional 25,000 square feet (or fraction thereof)
$120
$60
Periodic inspection—other than Group A occupancy
First 25,000 square feet (or fraction thereof)
Each additional 25,000 square feet (or fraction thereof)
$80
$40
14A-6-603.2 Filing fee $75
Re-review fee for deficient report $75
14A-6-603.3 Filing fee $25
Re-review fee for deficient report $25
14A-6-603.4 Filing fee $75
Re-review fee for deficient report $75
14A-6-603.5 Filing fee $75
Re-review fee for deficient report $75
14A-6-604.2 Per curtain $100
14A-6-604.3 Per tank (including support structure) $150
14A-6-605 Elevator, vertical reciprocating conveyor, or manlift
10 stories or lessa
11 to 20 storiesa
21 to 30 storiesa
Over 30 storiesa
$105
$125
$140
$155
Escalator or moving walk $75
Movable stage or orchestra floor $125
Platform lift $75
Hinged platform lift for trucks or loading docks $45
Material lifts $105
Platform lift or stairway lift $50
Mechanical amusement riding device
Coin-operated (annual permit required)
Other than coin-operated
n/a
$100
Any other conveyance device $75
14A-6-606.2 Per 1,000 cubic feet per minute of required supply and exhaust (minimum fee: $50) $5
14A-6-606.3 Per generator or compressorb
Capacity of 3 tons or less
Capacity over 3 tons and not over 30 tons
Capacity over 30 tons and not over 100 tons
Capacity over 100 tons and not over 1,000 tons
Capacity over 1,000 tons
$50
$60
$60
$70
$80
$100
14A-6-606.4 Per boiler
Capacity over 288,000 and not over 2.4 million BTU/hr
Capacity over 2.4 million and not over 6 million BTU/hr
Capacity over 6 million BTU/hr
$50
$75
$85
Per unfired pressure vessel
Diameter under 18 inches
Diameter between 18 and 36 inches
Diameter of 36 inches or more
$45
$55
$65
14A-6-607 Signs See Ch. 13-20
  1. Skip stops must be included when determining number of stories.
  2. Compressor capacity is based on the applicable Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute published rating for the equipment involved.

Added Coun. J. 4-10-19, p. 100029.

Fees applicable to the provisions of Chapter 7 are as provided in Table 14A-12-1207.1.

TABLE 14A-12-1207.1

FEES—CHAPTER 7

SECTION DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
14A-7-702.3 Temporary certificate of occupancy by rule

Added Coun. J. 4-10-19, p. 100029.

Amended Coun. J. 10-7-20, p. 21791.

Fees applicable to the provisions of Chapter 8 are as provided in Table 14A-12-1208.1.
TABLE 14A-12-1208.1
FEES—CHAPTER 8
SECTION DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
14A-8-802.5 Base fee per location $125
Add per each occupant in excess of 300 $1
Add per each sign in excess of 1 $100
Replacement sign (each) $100
Review fee $25

Added Coun. J. 4-10-19, p. 100029.

Added Coun. J. 4-10-19, p. 100029.

Fees applicable to the provisions of Chapter 10 are as provided in Table 14A-12-1210.1.

TABLE 14A-12-1210.1

FEE—CHAPTER 10

SECTION DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
14A-10-1003.3 For requests submitted before work is performed or for approval of a non-conforming condition which has existed for at least 10 years. $150
For requests submitted after the work that is the subject of the request has been completed without a required permit or subject to a conditional permit. $300
For requests to review a report under Chapter 13 of the Chicago Building Rehabilitation Code $750 plus 10% of permit fee
14A-10-1004.3.1 Application fee $750
14A-10-1005.4.1 For appeals related to a single-family residential building or structure accessory to a single-family residential building $200
For all other appeals $500
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