Community Development

News about the Community Development Department

Address Numbers Requirement Frequently Asked Questions

The Village has received some questions regarding recent violation notices that have gone out for the requirement to have visible address numbers on the building/home. We  have compiled a list of "Frequently Asked Questions" regarding the requirement and the letter that was sent out.
Q: Why does the Village require address numbers to be visible?
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IDOT Union Pacific Railroad Bridge Replacement at US 41/Route 132

IDOT has sent notice that the anticipated start date for the bridge replacement project at US 41/Route 132 is anticipated to begin the week of April 10th, 2017. This will be a multi-year project that will eventually widen the underpass and allow for additional lanes of traffic on Route 132 (Grand Avenue). It will also include pedestrian accommodations. In the interim, it is anticipated to have a major impact on traffic along Route 132.

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Contractor Requirements

Please download the attached PDF to view contractor requirements for working in the Village of Gurnee.

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What is the Crack Sealing Program?

Crack sealing is a process of routing the cracks, cleaning the cracks, and then finally sealing the cracks. This keeps the moisture out of the sub-base to extend the life of the pavement. The sealer will take about ten minutes to dry. Streets will be swept within 48 hours of the work to clean up the debris from routing. Residents are asked to refrain from parking on the roadway while the work is being completed on their street until sweeping of the entire street is completed.

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How do I learn more about the Community Development Department?

To learn more about the Community Development Department, including the Building Safety, Engineering, Planning & Zoning, and Property Maintenance Divisions, please refer to the A-Z of Community Development. This alphabetical guide will help you quickly find information on departmental topics, as well as direct links to applications and additional details that are available on the Village of Gurnee website.

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Community Development Applications & Permits

Some of the permits below may have an associated fee. Please check the Fee Schedule for a comprehensive listing of all fees.

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