The Community Development Department provides planning, design, and construction observation services for all Village public improvement projects. The department coordinates plan reviews, permit issuance, and on-site inspections of all building projects for compliance with the Village's Subdivision, Building, and Zoning Codes. A link to the applications and forms for such projects is available in the list on the right of this page.
The Building Codes Supervisor coordinates building activities for the Village and performs plan reviews, as well as on-site inspections. The Building Code Supervisor also administers the building permit issuance process and maintains all building permit files.· Through an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Lake Forest, the Village receives Building Code and plan review services for certain projects.
The Village Engineer performs and/or coordinates all planning, surveying, design, and construction observations for Village infrastructure improvements and subdivisions. Other duties include all site reviews for commercial building projects relative to drainage and tree impacts, public property protection, and private utility service line installations.