The goal of the
Planning and Zoning Department is to ensure requirements that are set forth in the
Comprehensive Plan for the City are met pursuant to the Goals,
Objectives and Policies set forth in the Comprehensive Future Land
Use Element adopted March 19, 1991.
To ensure future development in the City shall be
guided by the availability of and efficient use of public facilities and services
as well as site characteristics such as soil conditions and
make certain that all new development is consistent with the Future Land Use Element.
Continue to work toward the elimination or reduction
in size or intensity of
existing land uses and zoning designations which are not consistent
with the Future Land Use Element.
the availability of suitable land for public facilities to support
protect natural and historic resources.
innovative land development techniques.
healthy economic growth.
Temporary Use Permits.
permit applications and occupational licenses for compliance with
the Land Development Code.
applications and petitions for land use change, rezoning, special
exceptions, and variances for review by the Planning Board/Board of
Appeals and Adjustments.
applications for review by the Technical Review Committee, and
Design Review Board.
residents with planning and zoning questions.