Work of county planning department continues


GALENA–Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, the Jo Daviess County Planning & Development Department will remain operational with staff available in the office. While closed to the public, staff will provide as much assistance as possible via phone and electronic communication to address any questions.
Inspections may be scheduled on an as-needed basis.
At this time, all interior inspections scheduled for guest accommodations license issuance or renewal will be postponed until at least April 8. Guest accommodations license holders should adhere to cleaning guidance provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Visit
The department can be reached at 815-591-3810 or