Cook County Appraiser (Illinois)

Search for Cook County, IL county appraisers. A county appraiser search can provide information on appealing an appraisal, hiring an appraiser, historical appraisal values, property appraisals, property inspections, property improvements, appraisal reports, current owners, former owners, unpaid property taxes, tax liens, foreclosures, potential buyers, and property research.


The Cook County Assessor helps calculate property taxes by appraising all the taxable property in Cook County, Illinois. Assessors maintain a number of documents related to property appraisals, including property inspections, buildings, improvements, and renovations, as well as property appraisal reports. Their office also keeps records on Cook County property tax assessments, current and former owners, the property's size and location, and any unpaid property taxes or tax liens. The Assessor Office provides information on how to hire an independent appraiser, how to appeal Cook County tax appraisals, and a property's historical appraisal values. These documents can be an important resource for property owners or potential buyers in Cook County, IL. The Assessor Office may provide access to appraisal records on their website.

Bremen Township Assessor Oak Forest IL 15350 Oak Park Avenue 60452 708-687-8220

Cook County Assessor Markham IL 16501 Kedzie Avenue 60428 708-232-4100

Cook County Assessor Maywood IL 1500 Maybrook Drive 60153 708-865-6032

Cook County Assessor's Office Chicago IL 118 North Clark Street 60602 312-603-5300

Evanston Township Assessor Evanston IL 846 Dodge Avenue 60202 847-332-2465

Hanover Township Assessor Bartlett IL 250 Illinois 59 60103 630-837-0301


The Cook County Clerk maintains public records for Cook County, Illinois, including vital records like birth certificates and marriage licenses. They also keep a number of Cook County property records, which include property appraisals, property inspections, and property tax assessments. These records list the current and former owners, provide details about the property such as its size and location, and show any unpaid Cook County property taxes or tax liens. The Clerk Office may also provide information on how to appeal a Cook County property appraisal and how to hire an independent appraiser, as well as a history of the property's appraisal values. These documents are valuable sources of information, particularly for current owners or potential buyers. Property appraisal records may be available to the public on the Clerk Office website.

Arlington Heights Clerk Arlington Heights IL 33 South Arlington Heights Road 60005 847-368-5540

Barrington Hills Village Clerk Barrington IL 112 Algonquin Road 60010 224-484-8418

Calumet City Clerk Calumet IL 204 Pulaski Road 60409 708-891-8110

Chicago City Clerk Chicago IL 5674 South Archer Avenue 60638 312-745-1100

Cook Coounty Clerk Maywood IL 1500 Maybrook Drive 60153 708-865-6040

Cook County Clerk Chicago IL 69 West Washington Street 60602 312-603-0996

Cook County Clerk Rolling Meadows IL 2121 Euclid Avenue 60008 847-818-2850

Des Plaines City Clerk Des Plaines IL 1420 Miner Street 60016 847-391-5310

Elk Grove Village Clerk Elk Grove IL 901 Wellington Avenue 60007 847-357-4040

Evanston City Clerk Evanston IL 2100 Ridge Avenue 60201 847-866-2925

Franklin Park Village Clerk Franklin Park IL 9500 Belmont Avenue 60131 847-671-8242

Hickory Hills Clerks Hickory Hills IL 8652 95th Street 60457 708-598-4800

La Grange Village Clerk La Grange IL 53 South La Grange Road 60525 708-579-2316


The Cook County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning regulations in order to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Cook County, Illinois. As part of this job, Building Departments maintain a number of property-related records, including information on property appraisals. These records may show past appraisal values, property tax assessments, Cook County building code violations, and property improvements or renovations. The Cook County Building Department must certify that building or renovation plans meet local Illinois city and county rules and regulations, and these reports list details about the property, the amount spent on improvements, and any violations, which makes them important sources for potential buyers or current property owners. These records may be available on the Building Department website.

Barrington Hills Building Department Barrington IL 112 Algonquin Road 60010 224-484-8418

Bellwood Building Department Bellwood IL 3200 Washington Boulevard 60104 708-547-3513

Blue Island Building Department Blue Island IL 13051 Greenwood Avenue 60406 708-597-8606

Bridgeview Building Department Bridgeview IL 7500 South Oketo Avenue 60455 708-924-8025

Broadview Village Building Department Broadview IL 2350 South 25th Avenue 60155 708-345-8174

Buffalo Grove Building Department Buffalo Grove IL 50 Raupp Boulevard 60089 847-459-2530

Buffalo Grove Planning Department Buffalo Grove IL 50 Raupp Boulevard 60089 847-459-2518

Burbank City Building Department Burbank IL 6530 West 79th Street 60459 708-599-5500

Calumet City Building Department Calumet IL 670 Wentworth Avenue 60409 708-891-8206

Chicago Building Department Chicago IL 120 North Racine Avenue 60607 312-743-9000

Chicago Heights Zoning Chicago Heights IL 1601 Chicago Road 60411 708-756-5323

Chicago Permits Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Drive 60602 312-744-3449

Chicago Planning Department Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Street 60602 312-744-4190

Chicago Zoning Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Drive 60602 312-744-3508

Cook County Zoning Markham IL 16501 Kedzie Avenue 60428 708-596-8000

Cook County Zoning Bridgeview IL 10220 South 76th Avenue 60455 708-974-6266

Cook County Zoning Chicago IL 69 West Washington Street 60602 312-603-0540

Countryside Building Department Countryside IL 5550 East Avenue 60525 708-354-1860

Des Plaines City Building Department Des Plaines IL 1420 Miner Street 60016 847-391-5380

Elk Grove Village Permits Elk Grove IL 901 Wellington Avenue 60007 847-357-4220

Evanston Building Department Evanston IL 2100 Ridge Avenue 60201 847-866-2934

Evanston Permits Evanston IL 2100 Ridge Avenue 60201 847-866-2969

Evanston Planning Department Evanston IL 2100 Ridge Avenue 60201 847-866-2931

Evergreen Park Building Department Evergreen Park IL 9418 South Kedzie Avenue 60805 708-229-3335

Franklin Zoning Franklin Park IL 9500 Belmont Ave 60131 847-671-8239

Harvey Building Department Harvey IL 15320 Broadway Avenue 60426 708-210-5300

Hickory Hills City Zoning Hickory Hills IL 8652 95th Street 60457 708-598-4800

Homewood Permits Homewood IL 2020 Chestnut Road 60430 708-206-3858

Homewood Village Building Department and Zoning Homewood IL 2020 Chestnut Road 60430 708-206-3385

Illinois Planning Department Chicago IL 233 South Wacker Drive 60606 312-454-0400


The Cook County Recorder of Deeds ensures the accuracy of property, land, and property tax records in Cook County, Illinois. As part of this job, they keep a range of Cook County real estate and property records for their county. These records include information on property appraisals, including past appraisal values, property improvements and renovations, and Cook County property tax assessments. The Deeds Recorder also has information on the current and former owners of any property, the property's size and location, and its payment history, such as Cook County tax liens, unpaid property taxes, or foreclosures. They may also provide information on a property's appraisal values over time. The property appraisal values held by the Recorder of Deeds may be available online.

Cook County Recorder of Deeds Chicago IL 118 North Clark Street 60602 312-603-5050