The mission of the Planning Department is to provide proficient and equitable administration of policies, which facilitate new development, redevelopment, and compatible uses of land to ensure growth occurs in a rational and comprehensive manner.
Assist citizens, businesses, elected officials, and other partners to guide decision-making.
Consistently provide an exceptional customer service experience through planning and permitting services delivered in a responsive, resourceful, and result-oriented manner.
Improve efficiency in order to reduce time from permit or zoning application to issuance of a building permit or public hearing.
Enhance staff capabilities, operational processes, and collaboration with city departments and outside agencies.
Build a high-functioning organization in which staff are engaged, empowered, and working collectively to achieve the department’s mission.