Planning Division

Overview


It is through planning and zoning that communities are shaped and guided in an orderly way. Planning ties together the Village's growth with the goal of helping create a healthy, well developed community. The Planning Division reviews and analyzes all land development plans for the Village including subdivisions, special uses, annexations, re-zonings and planned unit developments. Planning staff members work with the public, including residents and  developers, to help them understand the development process and the zoning rights associated with a specific parcel of land.  

Duties


Staff liaison to the Plan Commission, Village Center Commission, and the Appearance Review Commission.

Maintain the Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Ordinance, Development Code, and the Subdivision Code along with building plans, subdivision plats, and approved development plans.

Answering the general public’s questions as well as representatives of the development industry regarding zoning and development in general.

Support for economic development initiatives including a list of available commercial properties and demographic data, and the creation of the Village’s promotional brochure.

Additional Duties of the Planning Division