Development Services provides orderly growth, development, and re-development by enforcing adopted codes and ordinances. Core goals include focusing on new commercial and residential development that will strengthen the city's existing dynamic urban character of diverse land uses. Elimination of incompatible uses will stabilize area property values.
The department includes Building and Inspection Services, Civil Engineering, and Planning and Zoning. Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and components of Pre-Development Services such as Economic Development, Drainage, Engineering Design, Engineering Plan Reviews, Planning, Platting, and the Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program are all managed by this department.