Cook County Land Records (Illinois)

Search for Cook County, IL land records. Land records include land deeds, mortgages, land grants, liens, foreclosures, titles, easements, oil and gas leases, property ownership history, and prior selling prices.


Cook County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in %state-abbr%. The Building Department maintains Cook County land records on design plans for construction and renovation projects in order to enforce building codes. Building Depts also have land records on additions and new construction, current structures on any parcel, property lines, and a property's compliance with Cook County building codes. Many Building Departments provide online databases to access property history and land records.

Barrington Hills Building Department Barrington IL 112 Algonquin Road 60010 224-484-8418

Bellwood Building Department Bellwood IL 3200 Washington Boulevard 60104 708-547-3513

Blue Island Building Department Blue Island IL 13051 Greenwood Avenue 60406 708-597-8606

Bridgeview Building Department Bridgeview IL 7500 South Oketo Avenue 60455 708-924-8025

Broadview Village Building Department Broadview IL 2350 South 25th Avenue 60155 708-345-8174

Buffalo Grove Building Department Buffalo Grove IL 50 Raupp Boulevard 60089 847-459-2530

Buffalo Grove Planning Department Buffalo Grove IL 50 Raupp Boulevard 60089 847-459-2518

Burbank City Building Department Burbank IL 6530 West 79th Street 60459 708-599-5500

Calumet City Building Department Calumet IL 670 Wentworth Avenue 60409 708-891-8206

Chicago Building Department Chicago IL 120 North Racine Avenue 60607 312-743-9000

Chicago Heights Zoning Chicago Heights IL 1601 Chicago Road 60411 708-756-5323

Chicago Permits Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Drive 60602 312-744-3449

Chicago Planning Department Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Street 60602 312-744-4190

Chicago Zoning Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Drive 60602 312-744-3508

Cook County Zoning Markham IL 16501 Kedzie Avenue 60428 708-596-8000

Cook County Zoning Chicago IL 69 West Washington Street 60602 312-603-0540

Cook County Zoning Bridgeview IL 10220 South 76th Avenue 60455 708-974-6266

Countryside Building Department Countryside IL 5550 East Avenue 60525 708-354-1860

Des Plaines City Building Department Des Plaines IL 1420 Miner Street 60016 847-391-5380

Elk Grove Village Permits Elk Grove IL 901 Wellington Avenue 60007 847-357-4220

Evanston Building Department Evanston IL 2100 Ridge Avenue 60201 847-866-2934

Evanston Permits Evanston IL 2100 Ridge Avenue 60201 847-866-2969

Evanston Planning Department Evanston IL 2100 Ridge Avenue 60201 847-866-2931

Evergreen Park Building Department Evergreen Park IL 9418 South Kedzie Avenue 60805 708-229-3335


Cook County Clerks file documents and preserve municipal records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality in %state-abbr%. These documents, including Cook County land records, are open to the public. The Cook County Clerk's Office contains a number of different types of land records, including registered land, property transactions, real estate excise taxes, and property maps. They also have records on Cook County land deeds and titles, mortgages, and liens on properties. Many Clerk's Offices make their land records available to the public online.

Arlington Heights Clerk Arlington Heights IL 33 South Arlington Heights Road 60005 847-368-5540

Barrington Hills Village Clerk Barrington IL 112 Algonquin Road 60010 224-484-8418

Calumet City Clerk Calumet IL 204 Pulaski Road 60409 708-891-8110

Chicago City Clerk Chicago IL 5674 South Archer Avenue 60638 312-745-1100

Cook Coounty Clerk Maywood IL 1500 Maybrook Drive 60153 708-865-6040

Cook County Clerk Chicago IL 69 West Washington Street 60602 312-603-0996

Cook County Clerk Rolling Meadows IL 2121 Euclid Avenue 60008 847-818-2850

Des Plaines City Clerk Des Plaines IL 1420 Miner Street 60016 847-391-5310

Elk Grove Village Clerk Elk Grove IL 901 Wellington Avenue 60007 847-357-4040

Evanston City Clerk Evanston IL 2100 Ridge Avenue 60201 847-866-2925


Cook County Assessors determine the value of properties and parcels in order to assess property taxes in %state-abbr%. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the district, including Cook County land ownership information, maps of property lines, inventories of parcels and structures, and the value of all the land in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also maintain Cook County land records from on-site inspections and value assessments for construction or improvements. Tax Assessor's Offices make their land and property records available online.

Bremen Township Assessor Oak Forest IL 15350 Oak Park Avenue 60452 708-687-8220

Cook County Assessor Markham IL 16501 Kedzie Avenue 60428 708-232-4100

Cook County Assessor Maywood IL 1500 Maybrook Drive 60153 708-865-6032

Cook County Assessor's Office Chicago IL 118 North Clark Street 60602 312-603-5300

Evanston Township Assessor Evanston IL 846 Dodge Avenue 60202 847-332-2465


Cook County Town Halls and City Halls are the chief administrative office that runs a town or city in %state-abbr%. The Town or City Hall maintains records related to the locality, including Cook County historical land records. These records include Cook County property taxes, property value assessments, and land transactions, as well as property sales and transfers. Town and City Halls also maintain records on municipal and zoning boundaries. Many Town and City Halls provide online access to their land records.

Burbank City Hall Burbank IL 6530 West 79th Street 60459 708-599-5500

Calumet City City Hall Calumet IL 204 Pulaski Road 60409 708-891-8100

Chicago City Hall Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Street 60602 312-744-5000

Chicago Heights City Hall Chicago Heights IL 1601 Chicago Road 60411 708-756-5362

Cicero Town Hall Cicero IL 4949 West Cermak Road 60804 708-656-3600

Country Club Hills City Hall Country Club Hills IL 4200 183rd Street 60478 708-798-2616

Evanston City Hall Evanston IL # 4500, 2100 Ridge Ave 60201 847-866-2936


Cook County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue %state-abbr%. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains current data on every parcel in the district, as well as a number of other types of Cook County land records. These Cook County public property records include lists of sold parcels, property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and property values. The Treasurer and Tax Collector may also maintain information on Cook County land auctions and prior liens or foreclosures on a property. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access land records.

Chicago Heights Treasurer Chicago Heights IL 1601 Chicago Road 60411 708-756-5312

Cook County Treasurer's Office Chicago IL 118 North Clark Street 60602 312-443-5100

Crawford County Treasurer's Office Chicago IL 69 West Washington Street 60602 618-544-2614


Cook County Recorders of Deeds collect public records, primarily documents related to property, and make them available to the public in %state-abbr%. The Office of the Recorder of Deeds maintains records on Cook County land transactions within its jurisdiction, including land and property deeds, mortgages, easements, and tax liens. The office may also contain property and parcel surveys, maps of Cook County property lines, and data on a property's selling prices and history. Many Recorders of Deeds provide online access to their land records.

Cook County Recorder of Deeds Chicago IL 118 North Clark Street 60602 312-603-5050