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Community Preservation and Development

City Hall
Second Floor
Office: 847-318-5291
Fax: 847-318-6411
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Community Preservation and Development Department provides overall program administration and coordination for all long range community planning, zoning and land use, building and construction activities, property transfers and environmental health and nuisance control programs under the direction of  Jim Brown, Community Preservation and Development Director .
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Building Division

The Building Division provides enforcement of the City Adopted Building Codes to insure that all construction conforms to acceptable standards of safety. This includes review of all building plans for code compliance (including building, plumbing, and electrical), issuing of building permits, conducting construction inspections, and investigating complaints.
All contractors must have the proper registration on file with the City of Park Ridge.
Digital Building Permit and Project Management Now Offered!
The Community Preservation & Development Department is now offering digital building permit applications and review.  This process will ultimately provide quicker turn-around time for applicants and improve the City’s customer service.  Those desiring to submit a building permit application online may do so here.  Note that you will need to establish an account with login and password.  Once the account is created, you will be able to review the status of all of your permit applications, inspection scheduling and inspection status in real time.  This feature should prove particularly beneficial for contractors or other applicants who manage large numbers of permit applications or construction projects. For questions regarding this service, contact the department at 847-318-5291
Construction Hours:
Per section 14-9-3 of the Municipal Code, construction operation, including the delivery of equipment, supplies or materials, is allowed as follows:
  • Monday - Friday, 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday and holidays: Prohibited, except construction work that does not require fencing around the construction site may be performed on Sundays and holidays between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm. The above restrictions do not apply to any construction operation by any governmental agency or governmental contractor.


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Fire Department Requirements:
  • Coming Soon

Fire Department Residential Sprinkler Policies:

  • Coming Soon


Environmental Health Division

The Environmental Health Division fosters the health and safety of citizens through:
  • Food service and other business inspections to enforce health and sanitation standards in places of public accommodation
  • Business registration
  • Property maintenance compliance
  • Enforcement of animal and pest control regulations
  • Nuisance control to preserve the quality of life by minimizing nuisances and providing for the comfort and well-being of citizens, the enforcement of codes pertaining to noise, lighting, weeds, litter, and refuse.
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Mosquito Abatement:
Maine Township and Norwood Park Township residents of Park Ridge are served by the Northwest Mosquito Abatement District which sprays frequently during the season. Leyden Township residents are served by Leyden Township which also provides frequent spraying.
Nuisance Wildlife Guidelines
The Environmental Health Officers overlook the Nuisance Animal Trapping Program. More information can be found here.

Planning Division

The Planning Division regulates development within the City to facilitate the preservation of the desired character of the community.
The Division encourages appropriate development through the enforcement of the City's land use policies and regulations, and to the general public of development proposals
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Zoning Division

The Zoning Division is responsible for defining, maintaining, and enforcing compliance with the Zoning Ordinance and other adopted standards. The zoning coordinator conducts plan reviews and inspections and assists with property transfers. This division responds to Zoning Ordinance violations and proceeds with actions to restore or retain compliance complaints.
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