The US government has different rules for house remodeling, which vary from one state to another. You can find out the remodeling rule by visiting the local municipal building and asking them for the statutes copy applicable for Chicago. If the remodeling involves minor repair like changing wall colors or fixture, you do not need a permit. You can discuss your remodeling plans with the local building department as well. If you do need the permit, then probably you need to pass a test as well.
It is your home and no need to permit for that.
You just hire the remodeling team and then you just have to pay for the service; that's it.
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