Let’s say you have a house in Chicago and you want to have a driveway (or why anyone with sense has moved to Texas)
Fill out application
Get $250,000 liability insurance policy naming the city as coinsured
Get 5 copies of a surveyor report on your property
Photograph the place you intend to put the driveway
Get permission from the Zoning Department
Wait 30 days
Schedule visits from the Bureau of Electricity, Bureau of Forestry, Department of Water Management and the Department of Transportation
Get permi$$ion from your alderman.
Once approved,apply for a driveway construction permit using only a licensed sidewalk contractor.
All applications must be submitted in person at city hall.