Community Development

The Office of Community Development is charged with multiple tasks including permitting, zoning administration, land use regulation, comprehensive and strategic  planning, site plan and subdivision plat approval, brownfields assessment, contractor registrations and historic preservation.  The office provides staffing to the City Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals and Historic Preservation Commission.  The City of Macomb Enterprise Zone, two TIF Districts  two business revolving loan funds and the Downtown Historic District Façade Forgivable Grant Program are all administered through the Office of Community Development.  Finally, the Department houses the GIS server and software and produces maps for all city departments as needed.

Additionally, the Department houses the building inspector services, rental inspection program and code enforcement operations.

Permits pertaining to work on any  structures, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, demolitions or work within a public right-of-way area are issued through the Department.

Personnel in the Department include the Community Development Coordinator, Building Inspector, Rental Housing Inspector, Code Enforcement Officer and the Administrative Assistant.  Part time employees typically include a ½ time AmeriCorps student intern and a ½ time maintenance worker.

Building Codes Adopted May 1st 2012

International Building Code 2012
International Fire Code 2012
International Mechanical Code 2012
International Residential Code 2012
International Property Maintenance Code 2012
National Electrical Code 2011 ( Most Recent Addition)
Illinois State Plumbing Code 2004 ( Most Recent Addition)
Illinois Accessibility Code 1997 (Most Recent Addition)


Community Development Office
Ray Heitner, Community Development Coordinator
Mitch Flynn, Building Inspector
Lance Johnston, Code Enforcement Officer
Sam Moran, Code Enforcement Officer
Chris Mason, Code Enforcement Officer
Billie McMillen, Rental Housing Inspector
Corrina Wells, Secretary
232 E. Jackson Street
Macomb, Illinois 61455
(309) 833-4944 Phone