Planning & Development

Location & Responsibilities


The City of Elgin Planning and Development Department is located in the Elgin Business Park off of Highway 290. This department is responsible for:
  • Building and Sign Permits
  • Code Enforcement
  • Inspection
  • Planning and Development
  • Utilities Maintenance
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Nofsinger House - Elgin City Hall
Under Construction - circa 1906
Photo by Collin Sheehan Photography

Applications, Requirements, Information

Development Requirements and Checklists:  The city council of the City of Elgin has adopted the regulations set forth in Chapter 36 in order to provide for the safe, orderly and healthful development of the community and to secure adequate provision for traffic, light, air, recreation, transportation, water, drainage, sewage and other public facilities.