Cook County Flood Maps (Illinois)

Search for Cook County, IL flood maps. Flood maps include information on flood zones, flood hazards, flood insurance rates, FEMA flood plans, topography, soil composition, drainage patterns, and more.


Assessors in Cook County, Illinois are charged with determining the value of taxable property within a county or local area. These property value assessments are used to levy property taxes. In addition to tax assessment, assessors maintain detailed county and local maps that show parcel boundaries and buildings, including flood maps. These Cook County flood maps show flood zones, flood damage, topography, and drainage patterns, which can impact property values. Cook County Assessors may make flood maps available on their websites.

Bremen Township Assessor Oak Forest IL 15350 Oak Park Avenue 60452 708-687-8220

Cook County Assessor Markham IL 16501 Kedzie Avenue 60428 708-232-4100

Cook County Assessor Maywood IL 1500 Maybrook Drive 60153 708-865-6032

Cook County Assessor's Office Chicago IL 118 North Clark Street 60602 312-603-5300


Clerks in Cook County, Illinois keep public records for a county or local government, including a number of different types of documents. As part of their duties, Clerks maintain detailed maps, including Cook County flood maps. These maps contain flood zone information, flood hazards, topography, rivers, lakes, and other bodies of water, as well as other flood-related information. Clerks may also keep Cook County historical flood maps. These flood maps may be available through the Clerk's website.

Arlington Heights Clerk Arlington Heights IL 33 South Arlington Heights Road 60005 847-368-5540

Barrington Hills Village Clerk Barrington IL 112 Algonquin Road 60010 224-484-8418

Calumet City Clerk Calumet IL 204 Pulaski Road 60409 708-891-8110

Chicago City Clerk Chicago IL 5674 South Archer Avenue 60638 312-745-1100

Cook Coounty Clerk Maywood IL 1500 Maybrook Drive 60153 708-865-6040

Cook County Clerk Chicago IL 69 West Washington Street 60602 312-603-0996

Cook County Clerk Rolling Meadows IL 2121 Euclid Avenue 60008 847-818-2850

Des Plaines City Clerk Des Plaines IL 1420 Miner Street 60016 847-391-5310

Elk Grove Village Clerk Elk Grove IL 901 Wellington Avenue 60007 847-357-4040


Building Departments in Cook County, Illinois ensure the construction of safe buildings by creating and enforcing building codes. As part of this process, Cook County Building Departments use flood maps to establish standards for building construction and resistance to natural disasters. Many maintain and evaluate flood maps, which include information on Cook County flood zones, flood hazards, topography, soil composition, and flood drainage patterns. These maps may also include information on building codes and regulations related to flooding. These flood maps may be available online through the Building Department.

Barrington Hills Building Department Barrington IL 112 Algonquin Road 60010 224-484-8418

Bellwood Building Department Bellwood IL 3200 Washington Boulevard 60104 708-547-3513

Blue Island Building Department Blue Island IL 13051 Greenwood Avenue 60406 708-597-8606

Bridgeview Building Department Bridgeview IL 7500 South Oketo Avenue 60455 708-924-8025

Broadview Village Building Department Broadview IL 2350 South 25th Avenue 60155 708-345-8174

Buffalo Grove Building Department Buffalo Grove IL 50 Raupp Boulevard 60089 847-459-2530

Buffalo Grove Planning Department Buffalo Grove IL 50 Raupp Boulevard 60089 847-459-2518

Burbank City Building Department Burbank IL 6530 West 79th Street 60459 708-599-5500

Calumet City Building Department Calumet IL 670 Wentworth Avenue 60409 708-891-8206

Chicago Building Department Chicago IL 120 North Racine Avenue 60607 312-743-9000

Chicago Heights Zoning Chicago Heights IL 1601 Chicago Road 60411 708-756-5323

Chicago Permits Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Drive 60602 312-744-3449

Chicago Planning Department Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Street 60602 312-744-4190

Chicago Zoning Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Drive 60602 312-744-3508

Cook County Zoning Chicago IL 69 West Washington Street 60602 312-603-0540

Cook County Zoning Bridgeview IL 10220 South 76th Avenue 60455 708-974-6266

Cook County Zoning Markham IL 16501 Kedzie Avenue 60428 708-596-8000

Countryside Building Department Countryside IL 5550 East Avenue 60525 708-354-1860

Des Plaines City Building Department Des Plaines IL 1420 Miner Street 60016 847-391-5380

Elk Grove Village Permits Elk Grove IL 901 Wellington Avenue 60007 847-357-4220

Evanston Building Department Evanston IL 2100 Ridge Avenue 60201 847-866-2934


Archives in Cook County, Illinois collect and store documents and other records that have historic value. Most archives also contain local Cook County maps, including flood maps. These flood maps include Cook County flood zones, topography, and soil composition. They may also show drainage patterns and flood hazards. Archives may also have historical flood maps that show major floods from the past as well as Cook County flood plan improvements. Many archives are housed within libraries, and archives may provide online access to their flood map collections.

Chicago Cedille Records Archive Chicago IL 1205 West Balmoral Avenue 60640 773-989-2515

Chicago Film Archive Chicago IL 329 West 18th Street 60616 312-243-1808

Chicago Gerber Hart Library and Archive Chicago IL 6500 North Clark Street 60626 773-381-8030

Chicago Independent Video Archive Chicago IL 935 West Chestnut Street 60642 312-964-5020

Chicago National Archive Chicago IL 7358 South Pulaski Road 60629 773-948-9000

Chicago Oriental Institute Research Archive Chicago IL 1155 East 58th Street 60637 773-702-9514

Chicago Pastoral Center Archive Chicago IL 711 West Monroe Street 60661 312-831-0711

Chicago Police Records Archive Chicago IL 1121 South State Street 60605 312-747-6262

Elgin Brethren Historical Library and Archive Elgin IL 1451 Dundee Avenue 60120

Elk Groove Village Provincial Archive Elk Grove IL 600 Alexian Way 60007 847-981-3608

Elk Grove Police Records Archive Elk Grove IL 901 Wellington Avenue 60007 847-357-4130


Emergency Services in Cook County, Illinois manage emergency preparations, responses, and recovery at different levels of government. They may handle natural disasters, severe weather incidents, and a number of other emergency situations. As part of their responsibility for preparedness, Emergency Services departments often maintain Cook County flood maps, including flood zones, flood insurance rates, FEMA flood information, and flood hazards. The maps also show water flow and drainage patterns, and may contain emergency flood response information. Cook County flood maps may be available online through Emergency Services departments.

Chicago Emergency Services Chicago IL 1338 South Clinton Street 60607 312-746-5841

Cook County Emergency Services Maywood IL 1311 Maybrook Drive 60153 708-865-4766

Des Plaines Emergency Services Des Plaines IL 1420 Miner Street 60016 847-391-5600

Elmwood Park Emergency Services Elmwood Park IL 11 Conti Parkway 60707 708-452-3933


Recorders of Deeds in Cook County, Illinois ensure the accuracy of property and land records by maintaining real estate ownership documents. In addition to property records, Recorders of Deeds also have detailed county and local maps that show property lines and building information, including flood maps. These flood maps show flood zones, topography, soil composition, and flood hazards, as well as other information related to Cook County floods. Cook County Recorders of Deeds may make flood maps available on their websites.

Cook County Recorder of Deeds Chicago IL 118 North Clark Street 60602 312-603-5050