Historic Preservation

The Historic Preservation Section develops, promotes, and implements comprehensive, general and special plans and programs involving historic preservation planning activities. Many of the specific responsibilities include:

  • Enforce Historic Preservation Ordinance;
  • Review and process nominations for local historic landmarks;
  • Promote public education, involvement and awareness of historic preservation;
  • Manage County-wide rural historic structural survey;
  • Provide technical design, historical, and policy guidance;

Provide staff services for committees which include the Historic Preservation Commission and Land Use and Development Committee of the Will County Board. Upcoming agendas for these review bodies are available.


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