Q. I am thinking about buying a condo in Chicago in which many renovations have been done to the plumbing and electric. If the renovations were done to the condo 5-8 years ago, would there have been City of Chicago permits issued if the work was done in accordance to the codes? 

Would these permits still be on record with the City?

A. Generally, the City's Department of Buildings maintains permit records and issues permits.  The City once

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How can owners address noncompliant boards?

Q: Our board has not provided a copy of the proposed budget, and I heard that they are going to approve it next week.  I know we are supposed to receive both a copy of the budget and notice of the budget approval meeting 30 days in advance -- how can I hold the board accountable?

Do Condo Owners Approve the Budget?

Q. Our board is preparing the budget. Can the board just approve it at a board meeting, or do unit owners have to approve it?