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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)

Jun 9, 2017 Early Skyscrapers Placed On U.S. World Heritage Tentative List
May 24, 2017 Riverfront Park Planning Study, High School Athletic Field Approved for Southwest and Northwest Sides
May 24, 2017 Housing Proposal Would Support the Preservation of 196 Affordable Apartments in Woodlawn
May 24, 2017 Mayor Emanuel Announces $3.6 million Grant to Help Secure, Demolish Nuisance Properties
May 24, 2017 Mayor Emanuel to Introduce Homebuyer Assistance Program for Police Officers, Fire Fighters and Paramedics
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