Community Development Department

The Community Development Department includes the Building, Zoning and Property Standards; Economic Development; and Planning Divisions and provides "one-stop-shopping" for the Village's development needs.

Staff Responsibilities


Staff members work to assure buildings are safe by reviewing plans, preparing permits for new construction and renovations, and enforcing maintenance standards. The Community Development Department also:
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Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)
ON TO 2050 Plan


The ON TO 2050 plan is the regional plan for Chicagoland that will direct regional and local policies regarding a multitude of resources for the next 30 years. For more information, refer to the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) GO TO 2050 Plan