Coles County Regional Planning & Development Commission


Community Development Assistance Program

Grant Applications for infrastructure, public facilities, recreation and parks, housing rehabilitation, economic development projects, and solid waste / recycling. Grant Management for any type of awarded project, maintaining compliance with all applicable state and federal guidelines and requirements. Comprehensive Plans or Community Builder Plans incorporate assessments of and planning for land use, housing, transportation, public facilities, parks and open space. Subdivision Plat Review to ensure compliance with local ordinances. ADA Assistance to assist communities in preparation of a generalized ADA Transition Plan to comply with the requirements of the 1990 American Disabilities Act. Annexation Studies to decide feasibility of incorporating properties within municipalities.

Development Services - codification, ordinance development and interpretation, comprehensive planning, park and recreation planning, zoning, subdivision, floodplain management, and other environmental areas.

Financial Services include grant management/reporting, preparation of accounting reports and special projects.

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Contact Us

651 Jackson Ave.
Room 309
Charleston, IL 61920

Tel: 217-348-0521


Department Hours:
8:30 a.m. -- 4:30 p.m.

Other Departments

- Housing
- Revolving Loans
- Solid Waste