Department of City Planning

You can now apply for Architectural Review Board, Board of Zoning Appeals, Land Disturbing Permits, and Zoning Compliance Requests using the E-Permitting Portal at 

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The Department of City Planning is responsible for developing and implementing short and long-range plans, studies, goals, and policies, as developed with the community and approved by the City Council, that reflect the needs and interests of residents and the city. The department’s mission is to analyze, prioritize and plan for the equitable, resilient, balanced, and sustainable use of the city's land and other resources to enhance the quality of life for current and future generations.  The department fulfills the following programs: 

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City Planning also provides staff services and support for various Boards and Commissions.