The Planning and Zoning Department issues building permits, annexes property into the city limits and determines proper land use. The department is also responsible for inspecting new construction and renovations to determine compliance with the building code. The addressing database for the city is maintained by Planning and Zoning and new addresses are issued from this office when necessary. Before buying property or beginning construction of any type, owners should contact the building inspector.
The city recently adopted subdivision rules and regulations and updated the zoning ordinance. Before buying property or building any type of structure, owners should contact the planning and zoning office.
- Mobile Homes – before moving a mobile home, proper permitting must be obtained.
- Signs – Signs are regulated through the zoning ordinance also. Before installing any type of sign, a permit must be issued from the building inspector.
- Flood Plain – Information on activity in the flood plain can be obtained from the Planning and Zoning office.