Environmental Control Hearings Division

Welcome to the Cook County Environmental Control Hearings Division. To view the Frequently Asked Questions, please click here.

The Environmental Control Hearings Division hears cases initiated from the Environmental Control Department.

The Department of Environmental Control provides rules and regulations to preserve, protect and improve the air, water and land resources of Cook County so as to promote the health, safety, welfare and comfort, prevent injury to human health, plant and animal life, and property.

The Department of Environmental Control began sending code violations to the Department of Administrative Hearings for adjudication in February 2010. Common violation types include:

  • Asbestos Regulation compliance
  • Demolition & Renovation Permits

For more information on the Department of Environmental Control, please contact: The Department of Environmental Control at (312)603-8200, or visit their website by clicking here.

Your Hearing location and court appointed date is written on your ticket or notice of violation. If you are unable to attend your hearing date on the date scheduled on your notice of violation or citation (“the ticket”), please contact the Department of Administrative Hearings at (312)603-2120 or click here for information on our Administrative Procedures. If you have missed your Hearing date, you may still have an opportunity to reschedule your Hearing by filing a Motion to Set-Aside the Default Judgment.

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