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City of Blue Island Village of Homewood Village of Phoenix
Village of Burnham Village of Lansing Village of Posen
City of Calumet City Village of Lynwood Village of Richton Park
Village of Calumet Park City of Markham Village of Riverdale
City of Chicago Heights Village of Matteson Village of Robbins
City of Country Club Hills Village of Midlothian Village of Sauk Village
Village of Crete Village of Mokena Village of South Chicago Heights
Village of Dixmoor Village of Monee Village of South Holland
Village of Dolton Village of New Lenox Village of Steger
Village of East Hazel Crest City of Oak Forest Village of Thornton
Village of Flossmoor Village of Olympia Fields Village of Tinley Park
Village of Ford Heights Village of Orland Hills Village of University Park
Village of Glenwood Village of Orland Park Southwest Suburban Municipalities
City of Harvey City of Palos Heights Will County Municipalities
Village of Hazel Crest Village of Park Forest

Links For Developers

County Information
  • Cook County Assessor’s OfficeThis office is in charge of assessing the taxing rate on properties within Cook County.
  • Cook County Bureau of Community DevelopmentThe mission of the department is to promote community and economic growth in the region by investing in affordable housing, public infrastructure/safety, and the retention and expansion of businesses and jobs in Cook County.
  • Cook County Clerk’s OfficeThis office is in charge of all tifs, vital records, real estate, and tax services for Cook County.
  • Cook County Department of Building and ZoningThe Cook County Department of Building and Zoning provides reasonable rules and regulations governing the erection, construction, alteration, demolition, or relocation of all buildings and structures within designated single family, multi-family, commercial, industrial and public zoned districts of unincorporated Cook County. 
  • Cook County Department of Environmental ControlThe Department of Environmental Control is responsible for protecting the health and welfare of the people of Cook County by improving and preserving the environment to foster the comfort and convenience of our citizens
  • Cook County Highway DepartmentThe Cook County Highway Department was established in 1913 by the State of Illinois upon approval of the first officially recorded County highway system maps. The present day system has evolved to include jurisdictional authority over 557 center line miles of highways. The Department has maintenance responsibilities for 1,474 lane miles of pavement, 130 bridges, 332 traffic signals and 5 pumping stations from five maintenance garages.
  • Cook County Recorder of DeedsThe Office of the Recorder of Deeds records, stores and provides information that is accurate,legible, timely, and easily retrievable for public and private use. The office creates public records of land transactions as well as federal and State tax liens, articles of incorporation, and Uniform Commercial Code fillings.
  • Will County Land Use DepartmentThis office is in charge of all development, historic preservation, zoning, and grant execution activities within the county.
Municipal Information
  • MunicodeThis website has the building codes for many municipalities in Cook County and across the state.
  • Planning Documents:  This website contains links to municipal planning documents for member communities that are available online.
  • Zoning Maps: This website contains links to zoning maps for member communities that are available on the web. 
Regional Information
  • Chicago Southland Chamber of CommerceThe Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce is a premier business leadership organization providing cutting edge value added services to all members of the regional business community. Benefits of membership in the Chamber include great opportunities to network and create an awareness of your business name, product or service. By getting involved in Chamber activities and committees you will have the opportunity to meet and work with area business leaders on issues impacting not only your business, but also the region. 
  • Chicago Southland Economic Development CorporationThe CSEDC is a public-private partnership seeking to strengthen development in south suburbs.
State Information
  • llinois Environmental Protection AgencyThis agency is in charge of ensuring that Illinois’ industries and residents are adhering to environmental regulations set forth by the state and federal governments.


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