Community Development

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An integral part of the City's full-time professional staff, this department oversees three divisions including: Planning & Zoning, Building & Inspectional Services, and Neighborhood Services. The department works closely with all of the divisions to ensure expert assistance to citizens' business and industrial interests as well as public and private institutions in Joliet. The department is responsible for administering ordinances related to new and existing subdivisions in the city and changes in zoning. 

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Community Development
Kendall Jackson, Director
150 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60432
Second Floor, South Wing
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
(815) 724-4040
Fax: (815) 724-4056