Community Development

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1). Permits and Village Hall status: The Village Hall building is closed; however, permits will still be accepted and can be emailed to or placed in a drop-off box at the lower entrance to the building;
2). Temporary Signs: During the Covid-19 State Business Restrictions temporary signs will still require a permit; however, businesses will be permitted additional temporary signs to inform the public that the business is open;
3). Contacting Village Staff: The quickest way to contact the Village at this time is by email to and your message will be forwarded to all necessary Departments;
4). Contacting Public Safety: Contacting public safety will continue through the traditional channels - as always, emergencies should be directed to 9-1-1; and
5). Business Resources and Emergency Loans: Emergency loans are available for businesses. For more information, please visit: Covid-19 Business Resources.


(updated April 24, 2020)



The Village of Mundelein’s Community Development Department is committed to helping Mundelein grow and thrive. Whether you are interested in discussing a long-term plan for one of our corridors, sharing a new business concept, or seeking approvals for development on a property, we are here to serve you.Mundelein’s Community Development team incorporates traditional urban planning principals of land uses and site planning with the consideration of geography, economics, and social parameters. The department has four team members with backgrounds in planning, geography, public administration, customer service, and related fields. The development review team is AICP certified.

Information available through the Community Development Department:

  • Concept Plans
  • Annexation Agreements
  •  Development Agreements
  • Special Use Permits
  • Variances
  • PUD’s (Planned Unit Developments)
  • Zoning and Appearance Standards
  • Business Incentive Grant Program
  •  Economic Incentives (TIF and Sales Tax Sharing)
  • Public Art
  • Public Transportation
  • Alternative Transportation

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Phone 847-949-3282

Development Approval Process
Economic Development
Land Use Regulations
Site Availability
Team Members

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