Major Activities of the Planning Division:

  • Assures implementation of the goals, objectives and policies of the Comprehensive Plan
  • Generates housing development initiatives
  • Provides coordination and recommendations to the Zoning Board of Appeals, Plan Commission and City Council in their consideration of zoning and subdivision cases, neighborhood planning and long-range community plans
  • Coordinates planning policies and case reviews with other government entities to ensure the City's planning interests are considered in community-wide planning efforts
  • Maintains the City's Zoning Map and enforces the City's Zoning Ordinance.
  • Analyzes new subdivisions and regulates the physical patterns of land development using the Subdivision and Land Development Code.
  • Administers the Historic Preservation Ordinance and engages in preservation planning activities.

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