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. Please 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.

Please visit our retail food page for related applications.

Environmental Health Programs

Fees include costs for licenses, permits, plan reviews and inspections.

Unincorporated Cook County Residential Swimming Facilities:

Application for Approval of Sewage Disposal System
Submit 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

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

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

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