Community Development

City Hall
1702 Plainfield Road
Darien, IL 60561
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Dan Gombac
Community Development Director
T: 630-353-8106
Mary Belmonte
Building Department Assistant
T: 630-353-8115
Senior City Planner
T: 630-353-8113

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Provides services related to planning, zoning, building, and maintenance regulation.  Updates and administers codes, reviews plans, processes applications, coordinates with other agencies, provides information and guidance to all involved in legislating, investing, developing, constructing, and occupying property.  Promotes well-planned public and private investments that contributes to the City of Darien quality of life to live, work, shop, and worship.


Updates comprehensive land use plan, available commercial space inventory, compiles census demographic data; negotiates boundary agreements, annexations, and economic development incentive packages; coordinates with County, CMAP, Forest Preserves, park, school, and library districts, other municipalities,  and utility companies; prepares grant applications.


Updates codes, maps, and application packages for rezoning, text amendments, variations, special uses, planned unit developments, subdivisions, floodplain and storm water; processes applications, processes right-of-way vacations; schedules public hearings, negotiates City cell tower leases.


Updates applications and information brochures; coordinates permit process for construction, signs, solar installations, liquor licenses, grading, storm water facilities, construction water, and demolitions; including plan review, fees, third party inspections, and certificates of occupancies; registers contractors.

Property Maintenance

Works with residents, businesses, and property managers to resolve maintenance issues; issues tickets, testifies in court; files liens; addresses new properties.

City Hall
1702 Plainfield Road,
Darien, IL 60561
Hours:  Monday – Friday 8:30 – 5:00