Planning & Zoning


The Planning and Zoning Department’s responsibility is to promote the health, safety, morals, convenience, and general welfare of the inhabitants of the City.


The Planning Department:

  • Lessens congestion in the public rights-of-way
  • Protects the quality of life for our residents
  • Prevents the overcrowding of land
  • Manages growth and development in a manner that supports many housing choices and economic development opportunities
  • Facilitates the adequate provision of transportation, water, sewerage, schools, parks, and other public requirements
  • Conserves the value of property
  • Encourages the most appropriate use of land, minimizing losses due to flooding