Community Development

Effective 8/1/2018, Permit/Surety bonds are no longer required to obtain a permit.

Mission Statement

To guide the physical development of the Village through the implementation of the Comprehensive Plan and Building Codes, and enhance the quality of life in our community by planning and sound infrastructure and public services, protection of the environment, and promotion of high quality social and economic growth.


The Department of Community Development is responsible for a wide range of functions related to the community as a whole.
Areas of responsibility include:
  • Planning and zoning
  • Building inspection and plan check services
  • Health Division
  • Fire Prevention Bureau
  • Business licensing / registration
  • Property maintenance
  • Code enforcement
  • Crime free rental housing program
  • Economic development
Community Development Office

Task Areas

Specific task areas include
  • Current and advanced planning
  • Zoning administration
  • Environmental impact studies
  • Transportation / mobility planning
  • Code compliance
  • Real estate sale inspections
  • Business recruitment
  • Retention / expansion
  • Development / redevelopment
The department strives to provide vision and leadership within the context of innovative, high quality, equitable, and efficient services, which encompass and reflects community values.