Community Development

The Community Development Department administers the City’s land use policies within the Comprehensive Plan, as well as the City’s zoning and land development regulations, to ensure the orderly physical growth of the community.

Services

The Community Development Department’s range of services encompass revitalization of targeted areas, retaining and attracting businesses, and creating and maintaining residential neighborhoods to ensure safe, economically vital and aesthetically pleasing places in which to live, work, and play. The department provides staff support to the following boards and commissions:

Development Activities

The Department also coordinates development activities consistent with the City’s growth objectives, including, but not limited to:

  • Abandonment of easements
  • Annexations
  • Comprehensive plan
  • Economic development
  • Land development regulation
  • Unity of Title
  • Redevelopment
  • Subdivision and site plan development
  • Variances
  • Zoning interpretations and changes
  • Environmental Planning/Permitting
  • CDBG Program