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 Planning Division Staff

 Deputy Director of Community
 Development: Consuelo Arguilles

 Long Range Planner: Malika Hainer
 Neighborhood Planner: Janet Saewert
 Development Review Planner: Jason C. Shallcross
 Administrative Assistant: Jenna Moder

The Planning Division is responsible for:

  • Zoning Review - Reviews building permits to assure compliance with Zoning Code regulations.
  • Planning and Zoning Commission - Applications for Variations or Special Uses are reviewed by staff and presented to the board.
  • Planning Studies - Staff works to draft long range planning documents such as the Comprehensive Plan and the Downtown Plan.
  • Housing Initiatives - Administers the Community Development Block Grant and other housing related programs.

Zoning Review

The Village's Zoning regulations are found in Chapter 14 of the Village Code. For a link to the zoning map district classifications, and other quick reference guides, visit the Zoning Lookup page.

Planning and Zoning Commission

The Planning & Zoning Commission reviews requests for variations, special uses, subdivisions, and other zoning relief requests. 

Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting 2017 Calendar - lists meeting dates and deadlines for submission. 

Planning and Zoning Commission Process Information Sheet - details on what to expect when submitting for zoning relief.
Zoning Request Application - For Conditional Uses, Variations, Rezonings, and Text Amendments
Sign Request Application - For Variations or Special Uses related to Signs
Plat/Subdivision Request Application - For for Subdivisions/Resubdivisions, Consolidations, Easements, Vacations, Annexations and other Plat-related requests

Planning Studies

The Planning Division of the Community Development Department is tasked with coordinating the Village's long range planning efforts. These responsibilities include the generation and administration of the Village's Comprehensive Plan and other related planning documents. For housing-specific studies, refer to the Housing Programs page.

 Village-wide Plans

 Area-specific Studies

Comprehensive Plan
Adopted June 2007

Update Coming in 2017

Visit for more information and to complete the community survey.

Downtown Implementation Plan Volume 1 & Volume 2
Accepted November 2013

Bicycle Plan
Approved February 2012

Northwest Highway Corridor Plan
Adopted June 2011

Public Transportation System Plan
Adopted October 2009

South Mount Prospect Sub-Area Plan
Adopted November 2009

Corridor Design Guidelines
Approved May 2000

Rand Road Corridor Study
Accepted February 2017



Central Road Corridor Plan
Adopted March 1996



Downtown TIF District Strategic Plan
Updated December 1997

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