The community development department has five core areas:
- Building inspection
- Economic development
- Code enforcement
Within each of these areas, the department performs a variety of functions. The goal of these efforts is to create and maintain a quality environment in which to live and work.
- State building codes
- Local fire codes
- Mechanical codes
- City regulations
Click here for more information on our building permits and inspections.
The city works to assist and support businesses in order to strengthen and diversify the city's economic tax base, employment and services.
The planning division reviews and manages development and redevelopment in the city. Staff responds to inquiries from residents, developers, businesses and realtors about the guide plan, zoning regulations, demographic trends and development possibilities. Planning staff provides recommendations to the planning commission and city council on all land use issues.
The housing and code enforcement officer enforces regulations on
- Property and housing maintenance
Click here for more information on property maintenance and code enforcement.