Community Development

The Community Development Department...
  • Works closely with the Economic Development, Planning & Zoning Department, the Health, Housing & Building Department, and other city entities to help create a city where people want to be; a city that attracts people and resources    
  • Represents the collective impact that comes with the practice of involving citizens, action groups, organizations, and professionals in a process of ongoing community improvement
  • Hopes to encourage collective action towards achieving common goals after identifying common issues and concerns
  • Mobilizes assets and resources towards growing Belleville
  • Strengthens neighborhoods through community initiatives
  • Helps to facilitate the Belleville Neighborhood Partnership program
  • Oversees the City of Belleville General and Community Assistance Program.
Additional Community Resources

Belleville Cares 

Belleville Cares is a website that was developed as a clearing house for community resources in the Belleville, Illinois area. Visit the Belleville Cares website for more information.