Planning & Community Development

Responsibilities
The Planning and Community Development Department is responsible for a wide array of activities and services to assist the community, including:
  • Administering planning and platting requests, including:
    • Zoning permits
    • Variances
    • Conditional uses
    • Rezones
    • Platting actions
    • Zoning code amendments
    • Subdivision code amendments
  • Being a community information and resource library
  • Comprehensive plan management
  • Economic development activities
    • Community grants
    • Commercial Passenger Vessel (CPV) funds
  • Serving as staff liaison to the Planning Commission/Platting Board
  • Borough lands management
  • Floodplain management