Community Development

Our mission is to provide excellent customer service and a clear, logical process for getting your permits and licenses. Our well-trained, knowledgeable staff will listen to your concerns and point you in the right direction.  We strive to be a responsive team, not a bureaucracy and provide a predictable process. 

The Village of Brookfield Community Development Department is charged with four main functions. Find more information about each function and helpful information below. 

Building, Permitting, and Inspections

Plan review, property resale inspections, business license inspections, and all construction project inspections.
Please email to schedule an inspection.

Code Enforcement and Property Maintenance

You may receive a Notice of Violation or notice from one of our inspectors informing you of a property maintenance violation.  If you receive a Notice of Violation, please make arrangements to correct the code violation within the given time frame. If you need to report a property maintenance violation, fill out the online form on this webpage.

Temporary Use and Event Permit and Application

Seasonal Right-Of-Way Outdoor Dining

Planning, Land-use, and Zoning

Ensuring land uses are compatible with and development follows zoning regulations and complies with stormwater programs in the Village. Long-range planning efforts implement the visions and goals of the community through Village-adopted documents and plans.

Economic Development and Business Retention

Working with the business community to ensure that the business climate in Brookfield remains competitive and supports new and existing businesses.

Frequently Asked Questions

Department StaffCommunity Development Director
(708) 485-1113

Kate Portillo
Village Planner
(708) 485-1445

Paul Trudeau
Chief Building Inspector
(708) 485-1411

Megan Shilney
Permit Services Coordinator
(708) 485-1406

Jordan Isenberg
Code Enforcement Officer
(708) 485-1412

Cindy Klima
Economic Development
(708) 485-1167