Planning

highland

Responsibilities & Services


The Planning Department consists of seven planners and three administrative staff members. This Department is responsible for coordinating the physical development of the community. In order to do this the planning staff is available to assist the public to obtain information regarding use and development of land in the city and to review development plans for conformance with the city's ordinances and development regulations.
The department administers the:
  • Flood Insurance Program
  • Subdivision regulations
  • Zoning ordinance
The department provides staff for:
  • Planning Commission
  • Board of Zoning Appeals
  • Historic Zoning Commission
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