Applications for Permits and Licensing

The Cook County Department of Public Health issues permits and licenses for several environmental health programs in suburban Cook County. Click on the program below to download the corresponding application.

Mail completed applications and applicable payment to the address listed on the application. Make checks or money orders payable to Cook County Department of Public Health. No cash payments accepted. Fees include costs for licenses, permits, plan reviews and inspections.

Mobile Home Parks

Application to Operate a Mobile Home Park 

Submit the above application and appropriate fee for the following:

    •   Mobile Home Park Construction Permit 250.00
    •   Annual License to Operate a Mobile Home Park mobile home space 100.00, plus $12.00 per mobile home space

Residential Swimming Pools and Spas

Unincorporated Cook County residential swimming facilities:

    •   Residential In Ground Swimming Pool Application 150.00
    •   Residential Above Ground Swimming Pool Application 75.00
    •   Residential Spa Application 75.00

Application for Well and Private Sewage Disposal System Evaluation

Submit the above application and appropriate fee for the following:

    •   Well and Water Quality Evaluation ONLY 150.00
    •   Private Sewage Disposal System Evaluation ONLY 200.00
    •   Well and Water Quality Evaluation AND Private Sewage Disposal System Evaluation 225.00

Retail Food

Click here for retail food related applications. 

Retail Tobacco

Application for Retail Tobacco 

Submit the above application and appropriate fee for the following:

    •   Retail Tobacco License (Includes 1 tobacco product vending machine) 200.00
    •   License for each additional tobacco product vending machine at the same lcoation 35.00

Wells and Sewage Disposal Systems

Application for Approval of Sewage Disposal System

Submit the above application, plans and appropriate fee for the following:

    •   Design Plan Review, Less Than 1500 Gal/Day (GPD) 225.00
    •   Design Plan Review, Greater Than 1500 GPD  300.00
    •   Design Plan Review, Addition/Modification, Septic System  150.00
    •   Septic System Repair Plan Review  150.00
    •   Alternative System Design Plan Review  375.00
    •   Witnessed Percolation Test  150.00
    •   Permit Application – Septic Tank Cleaners/Septage Haulers (submit with fee) 150.00