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About Community & Economic Development

Community & Economic Development provides guidance to property owners, developers, citizens and other units of government on planning and zoning issues. The Director staffs the Plan Commission and assists with comprehensive planning, strategic planning and plan review for new developments.

The Community & Economic Development Department consists of four distinct divisions working together to provide information, services, and education to our residents, business owners, developers, contractors, and others. The divisions include:
  • Planning and Zoning
  • Economic Development
  • Building
  • Code Enforcement

Goals and Responsibilities

The comprehensive goal of the department is to deliver exceptional customer service so that individuals are able to accomplish their goals in relation to department functions. The primary responsibilities of the department include:
  • Building permitting and inspections
  • Business and contractors license administration
  • Property maintenance / code enforcement administration
  • Property occupancy (point of sale) inspections
  • Zoning administration

Community & Economic Development Registration / Application / Violation Payments

Richton Park's CED allows you to pay for your desired registrations, applications, and violations online. For more information, please contact 708.481.8950.