Community Development 

The Community Development Department is responsible for building, zoning, planning, and other activities that relate to land use in the Village. The department implements zoning regulations, building codes, planning guidelines, and other Village codes as they relate to the built environment.

The department’s functions include:

  • Review of building permit applications for all building projects and other structures
  • Zoning reviews and plan reviews to assure compliance with zoning and building regulations
  • Issuance of building permits
  • Code enforcement and inspections of projects under construction
  • Review of tree removal applications and issuance of tree permits
In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the Community Development Department also serves as the liaison to the following commissions: Zoning Board of Appeals, Plan Commission, Architectural Review Commission, Building Review Commission, and the Building, Planning, and Zoning Committee of the Village Board.

The department is available to answer zoning code, building code, and construction questions, and to meet with applicants. Please contact Community Development Director, Susan Criezis, if you have any questions. 

  1. Building Permit Forms
  2. Zoning Information
  3. Liquor License
For a list of all zoning ordinances, please click here.