Community Development

The Community Development Department provides planning, code enforcement, building and safety, and receptionist functions for the City and is organized into two divisions: Planning and Building and Safety.

Mission Statement

Provide effective guidance and coordination for all land planning and development activities throughout the City and implement the regulations and policies of the City in a manner that will ensure a safe and healthy environment that is not only free of blight but also promotes a high quality of life as a goal.

The Department is committed to fulfilling this mission by providing the highest level of professional service to the City Council and general public by:
  • Working to improve cooperative relationships with other City departments and public agencies
  • Fairly and consistently implementing City policies and regulations in the processing of development proposals
  • Creating innovative, efficient solutions to community issues