«March 2023»
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

Will County Land Use Department to host Energy Summit for Local Schools
Anastasia Tuskey

Will County Land Use Department to host Energy Summit for Local Schools

     The Will County Land Use Department, will be hosting an Energy Summit for schools personnel in Will County from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at William E. Young School in Homer Glen. The event is specifically designed for teachers, maintenance staff, administrators and school board members. Local experts will be sharing tips and information about energy efficiency.

     Will County Executive Larry Walsh, who oversees the county’s Land Use Department encourages all school officials to attend this event and learn cost-saving ideas to use in their facilities.

     “This event will help our school districts operate more efficiently and save money,” Walsh said. “In today’s difficult economic climate, schools are pinching as many pennies as possible. The staff in our land use department has worked hard to bring these experts together to share important ideas.”

     The summit will offer “hands-on” lesson plans, free energy assessments for schools, and information about geothermal energy and lighting efficiencies. The registration fee is $10 and the event will qualify for two professional development hours. Participants can visit the website: www.pdaonline.org or call (815) 744-8337 to register.

     For more information about the event, please contact Joan O’Keefe at jokeefe@willcountygreen.com.                                                                                                                      


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