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Contact Information

Will County Land Use Department
58 East Clinton St., Suite 100
Joliet, IL 60432

Ph: 815.774.3321

Will County Land Use Department

Personnel of the Will County Land Use Department are charged by the County Executive and the County Board to serve as the citizens' land use stewards, providing guidance and assistance for the lifecycle development of the built and natural environments within unincorporated and, in some instances, incorporated portions of the County. The individual and collective efforts of Land Use team members accomplish this charge through efficient and effective planning, regulatory and procedural systems that are applied in a transparent, consistent, equitable and courteous manner.

The department consists of four divisions: Administration and Enforcement, Community Development, Development Services, Resource Recovery & Energy (RR&E)

SmartGov Public Portal

The Will County Land Use Department maintains a cloud-based permitting system.  Through this online system, contractors and applicants apply for permits, submit documents, schedule inspections, pay fees, print their permit, and view detailed information regarding their permits.  To access the Will County Land Use Department SmartGov Public Portal, please click on the link below.

Apply & View Permits Online

Land Use Announcements

Nina Campbell
/ Categories: Land Use

Public Comment Period – HOME-ARP Plan

Will County Community Development Division is seeking public comment on the substantial amendment for the HOME ARP Allocation Plan. The public hearing is February 2, 2023 and the public comment period is January 20, 2022, and end on February 6, 2022.  The Substantial Amendment includes the Allocation Plan for $4,581,154 in HOME-ARP funds and includes funding allocations for administration, affordable housing, non-congregate shelter units, and supportive services.

The Public hearing is in person on February 2, 2023 at 2:00 in the County Board Room during the CDBG/HOME Advisory Board meeting.

The draft Plan is available on the Will County Land Use website:


Written comments can be emailed to lugrants@willcountylandusec.com or mailed to the address below. Comments dropped off or submitted by mail must be postmarked no later than February 6, at 4:00 PM.

Will County Community Development Division
c/o Martha Sojka, Director

58 E. Clinton Suite 100
Joliet IL 60432

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