The Zoning Division provides critical assistance to the public regarding the zoning of residential and commercial property, reviews zoning action requests, and provides zoning verification and zoning certification letters. Additionally, the Zoning Division administers the City’s Sign Ordinance, Zoning Ordinance and Current Zoning Map. To request a zoning verification letter or certificate fill out the Zoning Information Application.
The Zoning Division serves as the liaison between the Planning Commission and the Board of Aldermen. The Planning Commission consists of nine residents who are appointed to one-year terms by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. The Planning Commission meets on the fourth Monday of each month when requests have been submitted. The most frequent request heard by the Planning Commission are requests for zoning action. Requests for zoning action include variances, rezoning and conditional uses.
The Community Development Department has also created a Land Use Table for use in informing people on permitted and conditional uses in various zones across the city.
The Community Development Department, through the Development Review Program, is responsible for the enforcement of various city codes and regulations. Plan review is performed by the Plan Review Committee which is comprised of the Community Development Director, the City Engineer, the Public Works Director, the Fire Chief and the Construction Plans Examiner. We are committed to being a helpful and enthusiastic partner in the private development process.
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