2021 Water Access for Chicago Urban Growers

In preparation for the upcoming growing season, a 2021 Hydrant permit program is being developed by the City of Chicago’s Department of Water Management, with cooperation and input from Advocates for Urban Agriculture (AUA), NeighborSpace (NBSP), the Chicago Food Policy Action Council (CFPAC), and others. 

For information and technical assistance in navigating the 2021 requirements, please use the resources below.


Pathways to Water Access Visual Guides

Once Permit Application is Submitted, Complete The Following Steps

Sign up for office hours. We will help you navigate the Hydrant Use Permit application process.

Please fill out the following form to indicate your water access needs. You will  be contacted within 1-3 business days.