Steve Thompson

Deputy Director of Community Development/Building Official
100 Heart Boulevard
Loves Park, Illinois 61111
(815) 654-5033

Steve has been employed by the City of Loves Park since 1990.  Prior to becoming employed by the City, he was employed by the Winnebago County Planning & Economic Development Department.  He has served in numerous positions in the Loves Park Community Development Department, including Code Enforcement Officer, Zoning Officer & Planning Officer, making him well versed in all of these areas.  He is currently the Deputy Director of Community Development, a position he has held since 2000.  He also serves as the Building Official for the City. 

Steve provides staff support for the City Council, Community Development Committee, Zoning Board of Appeals, and Beautification Committee.  In addition, Steve is a founding member of the Technical Committee of WinGIS and has served as a Transform Rockford Planning Spoke member.  Steve has served on several other committees throughout his employment with the City.

Steve attended Rock Valley College and Northern Illinois University where he majored in Mechanical Engineering.  He is also a member of the American Planning Association (APA).

Steve grew up in the Rockford area and his currently living in Loves Park with his wife and 2 daughters.