Community Development

The Community Development Department is responsible for administering zoning and building codes to ensure orderly development and redevelopment within the Village. The Community Development Department is divided into two divisions: Planning and Building, and Safety. The Planning Division reviews existing and proposed residential and economic projects to ensure consistency with overall development goals and interests of Village residents and business owners.

Additionally, the Building and Safety Division staff reviews plans, issues permits, and performs the necessary building inspections to adhere to proper construction and design codes. The department is further responsible for health, multi-family housing, and property maintenance inspections to protect the well being of its residents, visitors, and business owners.
  1. Building & Safety Division

    The Building and Safety Division reviews building plans, issues permits, and provides inspection services in the Village. The purpose of the division is to ensure that every residential and commercial property complies with all required building, health, and safety codes.

  2. Planning Division

    The Planning Division follows the vision and goals set by the Village’s Comprehensive Plan. To accomplish this, staff coordinates all aspects of the plan review including land use, engineering, landscaping, legal issues, and economic development.

  3. Forms & Publications

    View a variety of forms, applications, and publications pertaining to the Community Development Department.

  4. Frequently Asked Questions

    View answers to questions asked frequently of the Community Development Department.

  5. Projects Around Town

    Highlights of projects that are going on around town.