Buildings

Audit of DOB Elevator Inspections

OIG’s audit of 2013 elevator inspections found that the Department of Buildings (DOB) was not in compliance with the municipal code’s (MCC) inspection requirements. According to available records OIG determined that, 66% of buildings covered by MCC § 13-20-100 did not receive an annual elevator inspection in 2013 62% of violations for inspected elevators cited from … [Read More…]

OIG Advisory Regarding Follow-Up on Enforcement of Certificate of Occupancy Requirements

On March 28, 2013, OIG published a follow-up letter to recommendations it issued the Department of Buildings (DOB) to improve DOB’s enforcement of Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) requirements. The original recommendations, and City response, can be found here.

OIG Offers Department of Buildings Recommendations to Improve Enforcement of Certificate of Occupancy Requirements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 11, 2012 CONTACT: (773) 478-0534 Jonathan Davey OIG Offers Department of Buildings Recommendations to Improve Enforcement of Certificate of Occupancy Requirements The OIG has released recommendations it made to the Chicago Department of Buildings (DOB) to improve DOB’s enforcement of Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) requirements. A City of Chicago Inspector … [Read More…]