The Planning and Zoning Division performs a variety of services intended to protect, maintain, and develop an attractive, safe, and healthy environment.
The primary functions of this division are to address property development and land use activities occurring in the city. The Planning and Zoning Division provides direction and leadership in implementing the goals, objectives, and policies of the City Council.
The division is also responsible for the orderly development of the city and the administration of various land use regulations, including the zoning code, design and review ordinances, sign code, and the cultural resources preservation ordinance.
The Planning and Zoning Division also provides technical assistance and staff support to the Planning Board, Architectural and Site Review Boards.