The 606-Pilsen Demolition Surcharge Ordinance was passed by the Chicago City Council in March 2021. It requires applicants for demolition permits near parts of the 606 Trail and in parts of the Pilsen neighborhood to pay a surcharge before receiving a permit.
Before you can receive a demolition permit, you must complete this form. Before you start, you will need to have a completed Dwelling Unit Demolition Surcharge form.
In addition to the Dwelling Unit Demolition Surcharge form, if your project will be subject to the 606-Pilsen Demolition Surcharge, you will need documentation of the number of dwelling units in the building, such as water or other utility records or property tax records, and a paid invoice for the Surcharge from the Department of Finance.
For questions, please write to DOHdemolition@cityofchicago.org.