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Planning and Development

As the principal planning agency for the City of Chicago, the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) promotes the comprehensive growth and well-being of the City and its neighborhoods. In addition to its planning functions, the Department oversees the City’s zoning and land use policies, and through its economic development and housing bureaus employs a variety of resources to encourage business and real estate development, as well as a diverse and stable housing stock throughout the city. Prior to Jan. 1, 2014, DPD was known as the Department of Housing and Economic Development.

Most Recent News (Planning and Development)

Feb 10, 2016 TIF Will Finance New Near South Side Park
Feb 10, 2016 Property Tax Incentive Would Support New Boutique Hotel Near Midway Airport
Feb 10, 2016 Redevelopment of Former Malcolm X College Site Moves Forward With Proposed Sales of City-Owned Land
Feb 10, 2016 TIF Proposed for Mixed-Use Redevelopment Project in Portage Park
Feb 10, 2016 Open Space Project Will Enhance Access to 606 Park and Trail
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Cabrini-Green Parcels - Request for Proposals

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Affordable Requirements Ordinance 

Five year housing plan

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