Yes, we offer crane services at $175/hr.
Yes, a permit is needed to operate equipment in the City of Chicago. You can apply for a permit by going to City of Chicago Permits Page.
We suggest a day or two. Our first delivery of the day fills up the fastest, so if that is needed, 2-3 days is preferable.
Yes, you will need to fence/block off at least 3 car lengths right in front of property.