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City of Chicago Zoning Department: Certificates of Zoning Compliance

08/29/2018 - 5:37pm
The Zoning Department of the City of Chicago will no longer issue Certificates of Compliance the same day regardless of the unit count. All Certificates will have an initial determination within five...

Sunset of the Notarial Record

08/27/2018 - 9:43am
The Notarial Record requirement contained in 5 ILCS 312/3-102 subsections (a) through (i) are no longer in effect as of July 1, 2018. Pursuant to 5 ILCS 312/3-102(k), the requirement for a Notarial...

Boone, Ogle, Winnebago Counties 2018 Recording Fee Changes

07/24/2018 - 1:52pm
Three Illinois counties have announced they are changing to a predictable fee schedule for recordings. Effective Date: June 1, 2018 Ogle County (for details and new rates, see Ogle County Recorder...

LaSalle County 2018 Recording Fee Change

07/13/2018 - 1:47pm
As of July 10, 2018, LaSalle County changed to a flat fee schedule for recordings. For details and the current rates, see the LaSalle County Recorder of Deeds Fee Schedule.

ATG Prevails: Judge Enjoins State from Implementing DS-1 Disclosure of Financial Interest Form on July 1

06/29/2018 - 3:31pm
ATG Illinois Agents: Until further notice, continue to use the old form. We are pleased to report that ATG prevailed in its request for a stay of implementation against the Illinois Department of...

Consumer Protection: ATG Files Suit to Enjoin the State from Implementing New DS-1 Disclosure of Financial Interest Form

06/28/2018 - 3:53pm
ATG and others in the industry have been working with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) to improve the amended disclosure form first promulgated by the IDFPR in...

IDFPR Releases Revised DS-1 Disclosure for Producers of Title Insurance Business

06/08/2018 - 10:32am
Proposed Implementation Date Remains July 1, 2018 ATG Illinois Agents: Until further notice, continue to use the old form. On June 5, 2018, the Title Insurance Division of the Illinois Department of...

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