Community Development


Welcome to the Community Development Department. Our mission is to manage, guide, and regulate Elgin’s growth while providing a planned, coordinated, and responsive approach toward community development.

Department Divisions & Contact Numbers

Building & Development Services Division

  • Building - 311 (in Elgin) or 847-931-6001 (outside Elgin)
  • Plans Examiner - 847-931-5947

Planning & Neighborhood Services Division

GIS Mapping (ITS Department)