Duties & Responsibilities
The Department of Building and Development is comprised of several divisions that include Minor Planning, Zoning Administration, Building Permitting & Inspection, and Code Enforcement.
All requests for plats, rezoning, conditional use permits, variances, building permits, certificates of occupancy, and other related functions are handled through this department, with related fees being collected by the Utility Billing Department.
The Building Department reviews and approves all building plans in accordance with building codes and the subdivision and zoning ordinances, and inspects residential, commercial and industrial building activity.
The Code Enforcement Department ensures that ongoing community development activities are consistent with zoning and other city codes related to civic growth and quality of life.