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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)

Oct 13, 2016 Landmarks Commission Honors City’s Best Preservation Projects
Oct 5, 2016 New North Side TIF District Will Support Lathrop Homes Redevelopment
Oct 5, 2016 Sale of City-Owned Parking Lot Approved for $3.7 Million
Oct 5, 2016 Land Sale Will Support Development of New Townhomes in Oakland
Oct 5, 2016 Landmark District Proposed for Set of Four Row Houses in Lincoln Park
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