Planning is responsible for:

  • Long-range planning, including comprehensive planning, historic preservation, and housing programs and initiatives. 
  • Current planning, including administration of the public hearing and approval process for zoning and subdivision applications; review of building permit applications for Planned Unit Development (PUD), Design Review and Historic Preservation requirements; and responding to citizens’ inquiries regarding zoning and new developments. 
  • Staff support for Zoning Board of Appeals, Plan Commission, Historic Preservation Commission and Housing Commission.

Information on significant development projects can be found on the Business & Development Project Listing.