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Regional Planning & Economic Development


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 The Regional Planning & Economic Development (RPED) Department helps implement the 2030 Future Land Resource Management Plan by assisting in the economic development of the County.  The adopted 2030 Plan promotes balanced growth principles as well as economic prosperity in the County.  Some of the services offered by the Department include but not limited to: issuing building and zoning permits and providing affiliated code compliance inspections, processing development applications such as zoning changes and subdivision plats and assisting with the administration of revolving loan fund and tax abatement applications for commercial and industrial job expansion and creation.


Contact Information:

Winnebago County Regional Planning & Economic Development Department

404 Elm Street, Room 403
Rockford, IL  61101

Phone: 815-319-4350
Fax: 815-319-4351

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Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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