Planning Services

Responsibilities

The Planning Division of the Public Works Department delivers a wide variety of long-range planning and current planning services to residents, property owners, and developers. The Planning Division is active in updating the Comprehensive Plan and other long-range plans as directed by City Counciland the Planning Commission.

In order to create a balanced and environmentally sustainable future that also provides for economic development potential within the City, Planning plays an integral role in and facilitates the following:

  • Citizen involvement
  • Orderly, managed growth
  • Legal requirements associated with land use applications
  • Participation at the local, regional, and state levels regarding long-range land use issues