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Community Development Overview

Community SevelopmentThe Community Development Department administers planning and development regulations. It also provides the following:

  • Administration of the City's building & building safety programs
  • Site plan administration
  • Sign ordinance
  • Capital Improvement Program (CIP) administration
  • Assistance to customers with variance requests

The Community Development Staff also provides staff support to the Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Downtown Development Authority, Principal Shopping District, and the Arts & Culture Commission.

Community Development Department is made up of four full-time employees, including: the DDA & Community Development Director, the Planning & Zoning Director, the Community Development, Planning & Zoning Deputy Director  and the Building Clerk. Several contractual employees also provide service to customers.

Zoning Code Update

Zoning Update Presentation
Picture1-(1).jpgZoning Map
Code of Ordinances
Engineering Standards

Recent Ordinance Amendments not included in above link:
Ordinance 572: Transitional and Overflow Parking Lots

For any questions regarding the zoning map, zoning districts or zoning ordinance, please contact the Planning & Zoning Director at 810-225-9257.