The Planning Department is responsible for guiding development and regulating land use within the City. The department is primarily divided into planning and mapping/GIS. Staff consists of the Planning Manager, Senior Planner and GIS Technician.

Typical duties include:

  • Implementation of 2030 Comprehensive Plan
  • Development review
  • Zoning
  • Provide professional advice, technical expertise and information support to other City Departments, Planning Commission and City Council
  • Administers the Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances
  • Sign regulation
  • Assists in building permit review
  • Addressing
  • Mapping and GIS
  • Process land use applications
  • Site plan review
  • Oversight document management and imaging program
  • Update demographic information
  • Provide counter service and general information to public

Property Information

Property information, including legal description, parcel identification number, property tax information, lot dimensions and maps can be found on Scott County GIS website

New Subdivisions

The New Residential Subdivisions handout provides a listing of new single-family and multi-family developments with contact information.