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Prepares Building Permit Applications

Features of the application include:

• Autofills redundant questions
• Calculates your math
• Provides building code suggestions
• Saves data for team-based efforts
• Assembles your building permit package

Get It Right The First Time

FormWork suggests the best Chicago permit pathway for your project: 

• Easy Permit Process
• Self-Certified Process
• Standard Plan Review
• (Direct) Developer Services

How It Works

Answer simple questions to determine your permit type.

FormWork will autofill the permit documents and collect e-signatures

Your forms are complete. Submit to the City to apply for your permit.

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FormWork is a privately-held, limited liability company in the State of Illinois and is not affiliated with or sponsored by the City of Chicago or any other governmental agency or body.

An Integrated Partnership



MAPS® is a compliance partner for architects, engineers, contractors, and real estate developers. MAPS develops detailed compliance programs at your project’s design stage, and  analyzes and executes the most efficient entitlement path with comprehensive quality assurance.

MAPS created FormWork to alleviate the hassle of filling out permit applications.

Visit the MAPS website to learn more about our full range of services.

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