Regional Planning

The Regional Planning & Economic Development Department manages a variety of services for the county, including but not limited to: issuing building and zoning permits, providing affiliated code compliance inspections, processing development applications such as zoning changes and subdivision plats, assisting with the administration of revolving loan fund and tax abatement applications for commercial and industrial job expansion and creation. You can now request an inspection online by filling out the Inspection Request Form. Please be advised that an inspector will confirm the date and time of the inspection requested.

Ashley Spohr

Director, Community Development

Contact Us

County Administration Building
404 Elm Street, Room 403
Rockford, IL 61101
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(815) 319-4350

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
*Permits are issued 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.