The Lake County Regional Framework Plan is the countywide comprehensive plan for managing land use, directing growth, and protecting the natural environment. The Framework Plan was adopted by the Lake County Board in November 2004.
Most cities and villages in Lake County have their own comprehensive plans. Please contact the appropriate municipality for more information about individual municipal plans.
The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's (CMAP) current comprehensive plan, On To 2050 was published in 2018.
The Planning, Building and Development Department is involved in Special Area and Topic Planning for economic development, transportation and conservation.
Please call 847-377-2600 for more information.