Community Development

 

Phone: 309/345-3619
Fax: 309/345-5704
55 W. Tompkins Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
 

Community Development Department Staff

 
The Community Development Department has six main functional areas:  
The Department regulates land uses, applies standards of the Development Ordinance for new and existing projects, enforces numerous construction codes and a historic preservation ordinance. To achieve a community with a high quality of life, the Department processes various requests through the Development Review Committee, Landmark Commission, Overall Code Review Commission, Planning and Zoning Commission, Public Transportation Advisory Commission and Youth Commission.
 

The Community Development Department also administers a variety of incentives to encourage a vital business community. These incentives include the Downtown Facade Redevelopment Grant, Enterprise Zone and Tax Increment Financing Districts.

There are also a variety of award programs utilized by the Department to recognize individuals and businesses for their contributions to the community.

The Department is staffed by a variety of professionals including Planners, a Building Inspector, Electrical Inspector, Plumbing/HVAC Inspector and other administrative personnel.

 

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10/26/2018 4:01:00 PM
Galesburg Transit Routes on Google Maps
Galesburg Transit passengers can now utilize Google Maps for trip planning. Through this new capability, users can look up directions on Google Maps, choose...
 
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8/28/2018 4:45:00 PM
View Drafts of the Comprehensive Plan & Parks and Rec Master Plan Online
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