The Planning Division of the Public Works Department delivers a wide variety of long-range planning and current planning services to residents, property owners, and developers. The Planning Division is active in updating the Comprehensive Plan and other long-range plans as directed by City Council and the Planning Commission.
In order to create a balanced and environmentally sustainable future that also provides for economic development potential within the City, Planning plays an integral role in and facilitates the following:
Orderly, managed growth
Legal requirements associated with land use applications
Participation at the local, regional, and state levels regarding long-range land use issues