Land Use & Development Department

The Land Use & Development Department is responsible for two inter-related functions of the City: the Planning and Development function, and the Building Code permitting and enforcement function. The Department is also responsible for working with appointed boards, including the Planning Commission, Planning Committee, Zoning Board of Appeals, Economic Development Commission, and other special committees and sub-committees.
  1. Message from the Director

    View a message from Tim Tolliver, the Director of the Land Use & Development Department.

  2. Building Permits & Inspections

    Building Permits & Inspections encompasses issuance of building permits for properties and all signage permits. This department also handles all required property inspections.

  3. Code Enforcement

    Code Enforcement is responsible for enforcement of City ordinances, animal control, grass abatement and liens, yard sale permits, and special event permits.

  4. Comprehensive Plan (PDF)

    View the Comprehensive Plan for Development of the City of Fairview Heights.

  5. Planning & Zoning

    Planning & Zoning focuses on issues related to land use and development in the context of real estate transactions and home improvement.

  6. Project List

    View ongoing or planned projects for the Land Use & Development Department.

  7. Related Links

    Find helpful links and resources relevant to the Land Use & Development Department.