Every driveway in the City of Chicago requires a Driveway Permit from the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT). It is strongly recommended that you read the appropriate rules and regulations regarding Driveway Permits prior to beginning any construction project.
Residential Driveway Permits
Residential homes and buildings/complexes with four or fewer units are eligible to apply for a Residential Driveway Permit.
Commercial Driveway Permits
Commercial Properties and Residential Complexes with more than four units are eligible to apply for a Commercial Driveway Permit.