Economic & Community Development Department

Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Effective March 17, 2020)
In an effort to reduce potential exposure to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Economic & Community Development Department will be closed to the public for the next two weeks. During this time, staff will only be available by phone or via email. Staff will also offer limited building inspection services during this time. Please note that this closure may last longer than two weeks and updates on the matter can be found on the City's CoronaVirus COVID-19 page.


Overview
The Community Development Department promotes and maintains livable communities. This involves:
  • Planning for our future
  • Building and maintaining strong neighborhoods
  • Ensuring high quality development
  • Encouraging business redevelopment
  • Preserving our past and environment
  • Ensuring a high quality of life

To achieve this, the Community Development Department offers a wide range of services in the Building, Business Licensing, Community Improvement, and Planning divisions.