Development Services

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Development Services staff assists the public through planning and building inspection services. The Division coordinates all long range planning efforts, reviews all development proposals, administers historic preservation activities, and conducts related building inspection services.

Building Inspection Services

Building Inspection staff are responsible for ensuring compliance with all codes and ordinances regulating the protection of the public health, safety, and general welfare as it relates to the built environment and maintenance of existing structures. Working with the Urban Planning staff, the division aims to assist residents and developers with all their building service needs.

Urban Planning

Urban Planning staff coordinates long- and short-term planning and land development efforts of the City. Through its work with developers, residents, and other city departments, the division encourages orderly growth, redevelopment where appropriate, and preservation of historic properties and environmental resources.

The Customer Self Service Portal (CSS)

Use the CSS to apply for certain permit types, pay fees, request inspections, look up case and status information, and see land development activity in your neighborhood. Users require a one-time registration to access the portal. Learn more about how to use the self-service portal here.

Contact Neighborhood and Development Services at 319-356-5120 for assistance.