Building/Community Development


The Building/Community Development Department oversees the regulatory code enforcement of the building and zoning functions as well as housing and community development activities. The department works to ensure safe and healthful living conditions for residents, achieve compliance with building codes, and preserve the community's housing stock.


Property Code Enforcement

The property code enforcement division handles the traditional new construction / building permit activity, as well as property maintenance code enforcement for all residential and commercial properties within the Village. The Change of Occupancy Inspection Program, Annual Street by Street Canvas Inspection Program and Annual Multifamily Residential Common Areas Inspection Program and a plethora of Special Enforcement Emphasis Programs, such as tall grass and weeds, overgrowth sight obstructions, garbage can placement times, etc. are administered here.


The housing division's major emphasis is the oversight of the Housing Authority of Park Forest. All HUD regulation enforcement and implementation is handled. Eligibility of landlords and tenants and placement approvals are administered in this area.

Notice of Foreclosure

Banks, mortgage companies, other lenders or applicable parties sending notice of foreclosure in compliance with 735 ILCS 5/15-15039 (b): notice of foreclosure should be sent to the following address:

Village of Park Forest
Attn: Building Department
350 Victory Drive
Park Forest, IL 60466