Development Services

The mission of the Development Services Department is to promote a safe, meaningful, and positive city and quality of life through:

  • Proactive community-based planning;
  • Quality and well-balanced community development and economic revitalization;
  • Preservation/enhancement of the City's tax base and historic assets;
  • Planned and managed built environment infrastructure and capital improvement projects; 
  • Implementation of safe and proper construction, engineering and environmental standards through the permits and inspection process; and
  • Fair and equitable education and enforcement of nuisance violations and property maintenance codes.