A Zoning Map shows the zoning plan of a city or town. Zoning refers to the areas where different types of buildings are allowed such as houses, apartments, small businesses, large businesses, factories, schools, etc. This map is especially important for business considering relocating to Des Plaines and they are looking for available properties.
The importance of zoning plans is to preserve the integrity of specific areas in a community, especially those conducive to residential homes, schools, and retail. Preserving property values by assigning appropriate land uses in advance encourages appropriate neighborhood uses residential, commercial and retail.