NEW WATER CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CITY OF CHICAGO

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Beginning August 8, 2015, the City of Chicago is implementing additional documentation to obtain a FPC (Full Payment Certificate) for all transfers of real property whether or not the transfer is subject to or exempt from City of Chicago Real Property Transfer Tax.  

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS – One of the following will be required to ensure a complete application:

 

  • A copy of the Deed for the intended transaction (must be submitted if requesting an exempt FPC transaction)
  • Title Commitment Schedule A
  • Signed Sales Contract

 

**Additional Proof of ownership may be requested if the seller listed on the application is not currently listed on the active water account.

 

NOTE:  Buyers and sellers phone numbers and email addresses are also required on all FPC entry’s.