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For more information on how the Village of Plainfield can help your business, call the Planning Department at (815) 439-2824
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Retail Strategies Market Assessments

Buxton Consumer Propensity Report

The Consumer Propensity Report (Excel version) is a workbook with multiple tabs at the bottom. The data is provided as a full comprehensive list and then broken down by categories on subsequent tabs.

Buxton Site Assessments

Documents and Maps

Village Resources

Other Resources

Economic Development Task Force

The mission of the Advisory Task Force on Economic Development is to assist and advise the Village Board in the review and implementation of economic development efforts in Plainfield. These efforts include encouraging industrial development, commercial, business, retail, and other supporting services which will provide job opportunities, broaden the tax base, and improve the quality of life in Plainfield. The task force's membership includes business and community leaders and is charged with providing advice to the Village President and Village Board on economic development matters in order to ensure the preservation of the Village's quality of life and economic vitality for the benefit of its residents and businesses.

Business Evolution Center

The Plainfield Business Evolution Center reflects the Village's continued commitment to creating a business friendly environment and the necessary infrastructure for businesses to grow. The business center is located at the Village Hall and contains approximately 4,000 square feet and provides new and home-based businesses with the opportunity to utilize office space. Included in a nominal fee is dedicated cubicle space, phone service, high speed internet, a copier, and access to a conference room. To learn more, please click here or contact the Village of Plainfield Planning Department at (815) 439-2824.


The Plainfield Library and Joliet Junior College host free small business mentoring sessions with the Fox Valley Chapter of SCORE, a national volunteer organization of retired executives who give their time helping business owners and start-ups. Registration is required because of the limited space, visit

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