Chicago Department of BuildingsNEWS: Plans are underway to introduce an amendment to the Building Code Scofflaw Ordinance this month, consolidating building lists/programs & updating criteria & inspection protocols to more effectively monitor buildings with serious violations. More: https://t.co/nOWvIXdeFU
Chicago Department of BuildingsHappy Women in Construction Week! We want to honor the women in our department, and in the local design and construction industry, who work hard each day to keep permits, inspections, trade licensing, and equitable economic development and opportunity moving forward. #wicweek2021
Chicago Department of BuildingsSMOKE DETECTORS SAVE LIVES which is why City Council last week passed an ordinance which now requires sealed-battery smoke alarms & increases fines for landlords that fail to do so, adding new safeguards for tenants and residents of older buildings. More: https://t.co/JB63QhT8kU
Chicago Department of BuildingsContinued cold temps with periods of slight warming contribute to ice accumulation. Building owners are responsible for monitoring potential hazards when their building starts to accumulate snow/ice. Building owners can take following steps to reduce risks caused by snow/ice 1/5
Chicago Department of BuildingsAs building types, configurations, and materials vary, @ChicagoDOB advises building owners to monitor the impact of a large accumulation of snow and ice on their building structures and contact a licensed professional to assess and evaluate any concerns related to the building.
Chicago Department of BuildingsOur inspectors are working hard to inspect all buildings with no heat during these extreme temperatures. If you are a tenant and you do not have heat, please contact @CHI311 and we will come and inspect as soon as possible.