As the principal planning agency for the City of Chicago, the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) promotes the comprehensive growth and sustainability of the City and its neighborhoods. The department also 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.

Active Planning Initatives

Mayor Emanuel's Industrial Corridor Modernization Initiative
Citywide

Federal Review of Jackson Park Improvements
Woodlawn and Hyde Park

Woodlawn Community Development
Woodlawn

Chicago River Design Guidelines Update
Citywide

North Park Study
North Park

Active RFPs, RFQs and RFAs

24th Ward Parade of Homes Request for Applications
North Lawndale

Upcoming Events

Kinzie Industrial Corridor Planning Meeting
6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018
Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (ICNC), 320 N. Damen Ave.

Roof and Porch Repair Program Lottery Drawing
9 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.

 Department Main Office

Planning and Development

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 Additional Information

Neighborhood Opportunity Fund

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Neighborhood Opportunity Bonus Initiative

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Chicago Sustainable Development Policy