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Latest blog post Tuesday, May 11, 2021

110 property owners have told City Hall they intend to build an ADU
by Steven Vance

Chicago’s ADU ordinance went into effect on May 1, 2021, and the Chicago Department of Housing launched intake form the following Monday (May 3). As well as a new website. A full week has gone by so I asked DOH how many property owners have, so far, submitted the form.

Via Chicago, one of tens of ADU service providers listed in our directory, created this rendering of a backyard house for a potential client. Read the description of this project below.

The intake form is a required step before submitting a building permit application to the Chicago Department of Buildings, and it’s there for two main reasons: To verify the eligibility of the property, and for DOH to...

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