Region 1 Planning Council offices serve as a central meeting place for various governmental bodies throughout the region.


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Region 1 Planning Council is located at 313 N Main St, Rockford, Illinois 61108, across the street from the renowned Coronado Performing Arts Theater in beautiful downtown Rockford.

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Street parking is typically available during daytime business hours. However, a parking ramp is available if needed.

PLEASE NOTE: The Wyman St parking ramp entrance offers limited, free public parking. The parking ramp entrance on Main St is paid parking (validation not available.) Parking fees are payable at the parking kiosk outside the main level near the elevator.

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Regional Design Center

The Regional Center for Planning & Design is an RPC meeting facility dedicated to community engagement, is located at 315 North Main Street in Rockford, Illinois.

The space is available free of charge to government bodies, 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. A small fee may apply on nights and weekends.

To reserve the Regional Center for Planning & Design for your meeting or event, please email Christina Washington. The meeting facility offers WiFi, a microphone system, a projector, a whiteboard and presentation board, hanging system for displays, tables, and chairs.