Community Development

Starting January 3, 2023

New Online Permit Process

The City of Rolling Meadows is launching a new online platform for permits, inspections, licenses and more!

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Effective July 1, 2022

The City updated to the 2018 version of the International Code Council sets and the 2017 National Electrical Code. Local amendments have also been updated.

Programs & Divisions

The department’s goals are achieved through various divisions and programs. They are:
Each is dovetailed with the others resulting in a coordinated and balanced approach to the community’s existence and growth.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Community Development Department encourages a healthy, safe, and prosperous community through programs and activities that benefit the residential and business sectors. Some responsibilities of the department include:
  • Building inspections
  • Business and contractor licensing
  • Code education and enforcement
  • Community planning
  • Economic development
  • Health and sanitation inspections
  • Issuing development permits
  • Land use control
  • Property maintenance review
  • Rental dwelling licenses applications
Economic opportunity, safety, and compatibility are emphasized by the department as priorities.

For More Information

We have developed this webpage as a source of information about the Community Development Department and the programs and activities it administers. Please contact us if you do not find the answer to your question or if you need additional information.