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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 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.

Most Recent News (Planning and Development)

Feb 28, 2017 Fleet Management HQ to Relocate 200 Jobs to Englewood
Feb 22, 2017 Land Sales Will Create, Expand Nine Neighborhood Playlots
Feb 22, 2017 Proposals Would Renew, Expand Small Business Improvement Fund in Four TIF Districts
Feb 22, 2017 Batting Complex Proposed For Humboldt Park
Feb 22, 2017 Park, Garden Improvement Projects Proposed for Six Chicago Neighborhoods
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Chicago Community Land Trust

Chicago Development Fund

Chicago Low-Income Housing Trust Fund

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Commission on Chicago Landmarks

Community Development Commission

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