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The Cook County Code of Ordinances are the current laws of Cook County.


Search current and proposed Cook County Legislation in Larry's exclusive legislative library.

  Cook County has the largest unified trial court system in the world, disposing over 6 million cases in 1990 alone.


Birth, Death & Marriage Certificates

How do I get a birth certificate?

How do I get a death certificate?


How can I register to vote in Cook County?

Where do I go to vote?

Property Taxes

How are my property taxes calculated?

How does the Assessor's Office determine the value of my house?

The Assessor's office has overvalued my home. How can I appeal?

What exemptions am I entitled to?

Where are the Assessor's Office locations?

Property Ownership/ Deeds

Where can I go to look at the deed for my property?


Public Safety

Where can I find out if a sex offender lives in my neighborhood?

How can I provide a safer environment for my child as s/he surfs the Web?

Cook County State's Attorney's Office

How can I report consumer fraud?

What should I do if I think I am the victim of identity theft?

How do I sign up for automatic victim notification?

Are there resources available for crime victims and witnesses?

Business Owners

Cook County Home Buyer's Program

Taxes & Revenue

Highway & Traffic

I would like to inquire about future highway improvement projects or traffic problems. Who do I call?

Picnic Permit

How do I apply online for a permit to hold a picnic in the forest preserves in Cook County?


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