Development Services Department

The Development Services Department is responsible for:

  • Updating and implementing the Comprehensive Plan, Downtown Master Plan and Bicycle Plan
  • Providing support to the Planning Commission, Preservation Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Collecting and analyzing census data
  • Serving on a variety of local and state boards
  • Coordinating growth management relating to annexations and development
  • Administering the City's zoning subdivision and site plan regulations

For more information:

Planning/Preservation Services
Building and Neighborhood Services   

Carbondale Revised Code
Comprehensive Plan 
1990-2000 Downtown Master Plan   
Forms and Applications
Jackson Country Parcel Search
City Funded Housing Programs


Chris Wallace, Development Services Director
200 S. Illinois Avenue
P.O. Box 2047
Carbondale, Illinois 62902-2047
(618) 457-3248

Office hours: 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday



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