Welcome to the City's Planning and Public Works Department, the department has four main functions:
Coordination of planning and development activities and regulations city-wide, including investigation of code violations.
Construction plan review, issuance of building permits and inspection of all new construction.
Identifying and promoting community economic opportunities in order to maintain, expand and improve the stability of the city’s business sector.
The engineering design, construction and maintenance of all City infrastructure.
Call the Planning & Public Works Department for information about building permits, sign permits, conditional use permits, natural resource preservation, zoning and setbacks, stormwater, streets and sidewalks, and general information about land use and development in the City.
You may also review the City's regulations through the Municipal Code.
PRIVATE STREET ACCEPTANCE MORATORIUM - On May 9, 2022 the Board of Alderman placed a temporary moratorium on private street acceptances. The moratorium is valid through the 2022 calendar year, unless formal revisions of the acceptance policy are adopted by ordinance sooner. A copy of the moratorium resolution can be found here.