• Scott Waguespack

Demolitions by Implosion Public Comment Period

The city recently posted new rules focused on demolitions by implosion. Following the demolition of the smokestack in Little Village owned by Hilco Development Partners, the City Council passed measures further regulating demolitions by implosion. These new proposed rules are available for public comment until 11:59 p.m. on February 18, 2021. To review the proposed rules and provide written comment, please visit the City’s website at: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/sites/implosion-rules/home.html. You can submit a written comment using the tool found at the bottom of the webpage.


In addition to written comments, a virtual public hearing on the proposed rules will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. To participate in the hearing, please register at https://rb.gy/rwp9aq. If you wish to offer public comments at the hearing, please check the appropriate box on the registration page. Speakers will have up to 2 minutes to share their comments.


Simultaneous interpretation in Spanish will be available at the hearing. If you require other accommodations, please contact communityengagement@cityofchicago.org or call (312)720-5523.