Community Development

News about the Community Development Department

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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Stormwater Pollution Prevention

The Village of Gurnee has implemented a Stormwater Management Program Plan (SMPP) to meet the minimum standards required by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II program. Federal regulations through the USEPA require that all Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s), partially or fully in urbanized areas based on the 2000 census, obtain stormwater permits for their discharges into receiving waters.
 

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Building Codes and Ordinances

opies codes and ordinances are provided online as a convenience to residents and other interested parties. While efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of these files, official copies of the codes and ordinances are available only at the Village Hall. The files provided on this page are not the official copies of the codes and ordinances; they are an attempt to duplicate the text of the codes and ordinances

Building Code Updates

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Village of Gurnee Fee Schedule

The Village of Gurnee Comprehensive Fee Schedule is updated annually and includes descriptions, amounts, and a reference to the authorizing ordinance or administrative body. The schedule includes fees for:   

  • Business Licenses 
  • Utility & Engineering
  • Building Safety
  • Planning & Zoning 
  • Administrative
  • Police
  • Fire 
  • Local Taxes
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