Specializing in Building Code Violations
At Keough & Moody, P.C., our building code violation attorneys have extensive experience representing businesses, developers, and community associations that are facing potential sanctions from state, county, or city officials. If you or your association has been cited by the City of Chicago or any other government entity for a code violation, we can help. To set up a confidential, no obligation consultation with an experienced HOA/condo lawyer, please contact us today.
A building code is a set of rules and regulations that set basic standards for buildings and other constructed objects. When a code is violated, the responsible party may face enforcement action, including financial penalties. With some exceptions, building codes in Illinois are set at the local level. However, as explained by the Illinois Capital Development Board, there are basic minimum standards for residential construction in areas where no local building codes exist.
Building code violations come in a wide range of different forms. Some are relatively minor violations that can be easily fixed without much time or expense, while others are major violations that put the health and safety of people at serious risk. Some of the most common Chicago building code violations include:
In Illinois, building code violation penalties will depend on a number of different factors, including the severity of the violation and any previous enforcement action taken by local officials. Property code enforcement requires regular inspection of certain buildings and structures. In some cases, a property owner cited for code violation will merely be ordered to fix the problem. If corrections are not made, a property owner is likely to face a fine. In the most extreme cases, authorities in Chicago and other areas in Northern Illinois can even condemn the property.
The best way to fix a building code violation in Illinois is to anticipate the issue and take action before any authorities are ever involved. Of course, that is not always possible. If you or your community has been cited after an inspection or if you have been reported for a suspected code violation, it is imperative that you understand the allegations. Our legal team is prepared to help HOAs, condominium, and townhome associations that are dealing with building code violations. Contact us now to get help fixing the problem.
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Keough & Moody, P.C. is an Illinois law firm providing full-service representation to condominium, townhome and homeowners’ associations. With convenient offices located in Chicago, Naperville and Tinley Park, we represent community associations throughout all of Northern Illinois. Our attorneys and staff take pride in providing personalized service to each and every client which allows us to obtain results quickly for our clients. We currently represent over 1,000 condominium, townhome and homeowner’s association throughout the state of Illinois and our attorneys have combined for over 100 years of legal experience in the area of Condo & HOA Law. Contact Keough & Moody today for any of your community association needs.
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