Community Development

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Department of Planning and Community Development

Land Use, Planning & Zoning

Land Use, Planning & Zoning

Engineering & Site Development

Engineering & Site Development

Building Codes, Permits & Inspections

Building Codes, Permits & Inspections

Geographic Information System (GIS)


The Department of Community Development is committed to offering professional and courteous customer service while striving for and promoting sound planning, engineering, and building practices, and, together with the community, works to provide a more desirable, livable, safe, and enduring built environment. The Planning and Zoning Division promotes development through the Comprehensive Plan and the application of zoning and subdivision regulations. The Engineering division provides professional services in engineering, surveying, and site plan review. The Building Division provides building permits and inspections.

Residents and visitors may pursue services by phone or the City’s website prior to visiting a facility. The Department of Community Development encourages the use of electronic services.

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Building Codes, Permits, and Inspections

Engineering and Site Development

Land Use, Planning, and Zoning

  • Visit the Planning & Zoning Division webpage for information on 
    • Comprehensive Plan
    • Planning Commission
    • Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA)
    • Zoning Information (Ordinance, FAQ, Variances and Appeals, Zoning Verification Letters)
    • Zoning Applications (Rezonings, Special Use Permits, Ordinance Amendments)
    • Subdividing Property (minor and major subdivisions)
    • Sign Regulations
    • Street and Alley Closings
    • Downtown Outdoor Dining License
    • Chicken Permits
    • Short-Term Rentals (Lodging)
    • Home Occupation Permits for Home Businesses

Contact the Department of Community Development


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