The Community Development Department manages, guides, and regulates Crest Hill's growth while providing a planned, coordinated and responsive approach to community development. This department includes building, economic development, planning and zoning.
At its core, Community Development is about bringing the City of Crest Hill to new heights...and Economic Development is key. The main goals of economic development are to:
-Maintain and diversify the economy
-Keep and increase local jobs
-Preserve or increase the tax base
-Increase local property values
-Enhance the community image