Starting Monday, August 10th, the Development Center will close at Noon Monday through Friday due to reduced staffing levels.

The Development Center will continue to serve walk-in customers at the front desk from 8:00 AM – Noon, Monday through Friday. Outside of these hours, customers are encouraged to conduct business remotely by calling 309-494-8600 or by emailing

Permit applications and plans for review can be submitted in person from 8:00 AM – Noon, through email at, , or submitted through a drop box outside the Development Center, Room 203 at City Hall.

Residents who want to meet with Community Development staff are encouraged to call ahead or email to make an appointment as many staff members are working remotely. To make an appointment, please call 309-494-8600 or email

For more information on public access to City Hall, please visit