Planning & Zoning

  1. Zoning Board of Appeals & Hearing Officer Hearings Canceled

    The April 9th Zoning Board of Appeals & the April 1st and May 6th Hearing Officer hearings have been canceled. Read on...
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Service delivery for Planning & Zoning is evolving in response to COVID-19.

Our office is currently closed to the public, however, we are still offering modified services. Please be aware that these services will likely have delayed timelines as we all work through this challenging time.

For more information regarding inspections, click here to go to the Building Inspections page.

For more information regarding permitting, click here to go to the Permits page.

Please continue checking our website daily for any updates that might be made regarding this evolving situation.


Peoria County Planning and Zoning serves unincorporated properties in Peoria County.

We the members of Peoria County's Planning and Zoning Department agree to properly manage East Buildingand preserve the County's land resources for the future, to preserve agricultural land and environmentally sensitive areas in order to maintain the rural character, history, and tradition of the county, to protect the rights of land holders and the general welfare of the community by monitoring and directing growth through the implementation of the county's land use plans and ordinances; and to facilitate a partnership with the community by encouraging public involvement and providing efficient and effective services.  

If you are working with a specific member of our staff on a project or if you have specific questions about your project/issue, please call the office to set up a time to meet with someone to ensure that they will be available when you arrive.  This will ensure that the appropriate person(s) will be available to discuss your project/issue.