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Planning & Zoning
Men Looking At Plans
Harvey Spears
Code Enforcement Officer

Tom Cooper
Planning/Zoning Adminstrator

105 W 3rd Street
Beardstown, IL  62618

217-491-6388 (Spears)
217-323-3261 (Cooper)
217-323-4029 (Fax)

Monday - Friday
The Planning and Zoning Division performs a variety of services intended to protect, maintain, and develop an attractive, safe, and healthy environment. Primary functions address property development and land use activities occurring in the City.

The Planning and Zoning Division provides direction and leadership in implementing the goals, objectives, and policies of the City as adopted by the City Council.

The Division is also responsible for the orderly development of the City and the administration of various land use regulations, including the zoning code, design review ordinances, sign code, and the cultural resources preservation ordinance.

The Planning and Zoning Division also provides technical assistance and staff support to the Planning Board and Architectural and Site Review Board.