Community Development

The Community Development Department of the Village of Matteson has divisions consisting of Building Services, Planning, and Engineering.

The Community Development Department is primarily responsible for Building Permits, Construction Inspections, Property Maintenance Enforcement, Structural Plan Review, Zoning Administration and Enforcement, Current and Long-Range Planning, Engineering Construction Plan Review and Inspection, and Engineer-related Permits.

The Community Development Department strives to carry out its responsibilities based on the health, welfare, and safety of those who live, work and visit Matteson. The Department is dedicated to providing the best possible public service with integrity, fairness, and compassion. Our philosophy of teamwork and collaboration is championed by our shared values of accountability, respect for diversity & the environment, professionalism, responsiveness, quality of work, positive attitude, and commitment.

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Ernest R. Roberts III
Community Development Director

Contact Ernest R. Roberts III at 
Community Development: 708-481-8313
Fax Number: 708-748-2326