Welcome to the Cook County Department of Administrative Hearings

118 N Clark Street, Room 1140, Chicago, IL 60602
Phone (312)603-2120  Fax (312)603-2125

Cook County BuildingThank you for visiting the website of the Cook County Department of Administrative Hearings. We hope you find the site helpful. It is a summary of our procedures and not legal advice. It is intended for general information and overview purposes only. This Department presides over alleged violations of the Cook County Code and the Forest Preserve District Ordinances. Our website is full of helpful and informative facts and links to help you understand the Cook County Administrative Procedures. Simply click on the links to the left for information about our Department including: the location of our hearing offices, the types of hearings we preside over and specific information regarding challenging your citation (“the ticket”) or responding to your notice of violation.

Please enjoy your experience on our website. If you have any questions or comments about the website or the Department of Administrative Hearings, please contact us via email by using our contact form, or call our Department at (312)603-2120. Our Staff looks forward to assisting you. 


We have hearing offices located throughout Cook County in convenient locations such as, Chicago, Maywood, Skokie, Rolling Meadows and Markham. Please check your notice of violation or ticket for the correct time and location of your hearing. Thank you again for visiting our website!



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