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Department Mission
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Joel Fontane
Director of Community Development

1150 Half Day Rd.
Highland Park, IL  60035


Monday - Friday
Building: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Planning:8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Administer the appropriate City ordinances to preserve neighborhood character and enhance the City's quality of life within the context of the City's official Comprehensive Master Plan 
  • Coordinate current and long-range planning
  • Conduct plan reviews, issue building permits and provide inspection services Develop marketing and arts programs
  • Educate the community on the importance of the City's historic and cultural resources
  • Serve as a professional planning and development resource to the elected and appointed officials and community at large

Community Development Department Divisions