The Planning and Zoning Division is responsible for administrative work involving current and long-range planning activities for residential, commercial, industrial, and public land use development. This division performs a variety of routine and complex administrative, technical, and professional work activities concerning the preparation and implementation of the village's adopted land use planning policies, zoning administration, development plan reviews, programs, and services.
Comprehensive Land Use Plan
The Village of Richton Park has updated and released the 2014 Village Comprehensive Land Use PLAN. The Plan was originally developed and adopted in 1973 with a major revision in 1990, and a revision of the plan for the area west of I-57 developed in 2005. This Plan represents a major update and revision to the Village Comprehensive Plan. This document modifies and updates previously developed Plans.
This plan carefully considers the challenges and opportunities facing the Village, and recommends goals, policies and projects to improve the community. The Village intends to improve and enhance the community as it develops, following this plan.