The Planning & Development Department will be out of the office on Friday, April 26th for a staff retreat. They will resume normal hours of operation on Monday, April 29th.
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Planning & Development Mission

The Department of Planning and Development will meet needs for long range planning, for building plan review, permitting, inspections, and code compliance.  Our team will meet these needs with accountability, fairness and quality.

Planning & Development Vision

The Department of Planning and Development will be a high performing professional office and a positive place to work.

Planning & Development Responsibilities

The Department of Planning and Development is the one stop shop for all planning and development services in the City. 

Our job is to facilitate city planning within the City and to enforce building and zoning related ordinances.  The department ensures that development and redevelopment in the City meets local ordinance requirements as well as contributes to the vision of the City’s Comprehensive and Strategic Plans.

Services provided by the Planning and Development Department include:

    • Permitting
    • Current Planning
    • Variance requests
    • Zoning change requests
    • Zoning map change requests
    • Long-range Planning (managing the Comprehensive Plan, Strategic Plan, Mobility Plan, and Area Plans)
    • Code Enforcement
    • Interdepartmental support
    • Support for special projects and capital projects
    • Staffing the Design Review Board (DRB)

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