Developing a project in the City of Chicago elicits unique challenges that would not exist in any other municipality. Chicago has their own building code, unique zoning and landscape ordinances, and complex planning and development approval processes. Our architects will assist you with understanding the various codes and ordinances; and we will design your project to insure that the approval process is smooth and efficient.
Our firm specializes in these project types:
• Retail, Restaurant, and Office Build-Outs
• Commercial & Retail Buildings
• Apartments & Townhomes
• Mixed-Use Residential & Commercial
• Senior Living Communities
• Hotels | Hospitality
Whether your project requires a simple rezoning, or if you're planning a large and complex development, the architects at Archamerica have the Chicago zoning experience that you are looking for.
Our planning and zoning expertise includes:
• Property Rezoning
• Special Use Permits
• Planned Developments
• Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
The key to quickly obtaining a building permit in the City of Chicago is to choose an architect with a thorough understanding of the Chicago Building Code, and with extensive experience with the building permit procedures. Archamerica will produce drawings that are tailored to meet the Chicago code requirements; and our architects will shepherd every document through the permit approval process.
Our architects specialize in most City of Chicago approvals including:
• Easy Permit Process
• Standard Plan Review
• Developer Services
• Zoning Approval
• Landscaping Approval
• Office of Underground Coordination (OUC)