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The Department of Administrative Hearings was established through County ordinance 09-O-03 on December 3, 2008, effective January 1, 2009 as proposed by President Todd H. Stroger.  Administrative Hearings provides an independent central panel of adjudicators authorized to conduct administrative adjudication proceedings for departments, agencies, boards, and commissions of the County.


Administrative Hearings administers the adjudication process for various departments, agencies, boards and commissions of the County.  Violation cases from these agencies will be removed from the judicial court system and be heard administratively which will not only free up State’s Attorney time, but also reduce the amount of time department enforcement officers need to be in the courtroom and improve staff efficiency and productivity.

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For more about this department, link to the Department of Administrative Hearings website at:





Administrative Hearings
Agency Contact Information Portlet  
Contact Information
Contact Information

Bureau Name:

Administrative Hearings

Main Office:

118 N. Clark Street Suite 1140
Chicago, Illinois 60602

Telephone: (312) 603-2120
Fax: (312) 603-2125

John C. Allen IV

M - F: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

URL: http://cookcountyildoah.org

Review the current STAR Performance Report for the Administrative Hearings.