Community Development / Planning Department

Responsibilities

The Community Development and Planning Department is responsible for:
  • Economic development initiatives
  • Administering and enforcing various sections of the City Code including the zoning code, subdivision ordinance, and sign regulations
  • Reviewing and managing development proposals, zoning cases, subdivision plats, site plan review, ordinance amendments, conditional use permits, interim use permits, and variances
  • Code enforcement
  • Preparation and implementation of the city’s comprehensive plan
  • Administering and monitoring various state and federal grant applications 
  • Addressing and mapping
  • Responding to information requests from residents, local business owners, and developers
  • Administering housing and redevelopment programs
  • Providing professional advice, technical expertise and information support to other city departments, City Council, and committees
  • Providing staff support for the City Council, Economic Development Authority, Planning Commission, Urban Affairs Committee, and other committees 

Rockport, LLC AUAR

Rockport, LLC Alternative Urban Areawide Review (AUAR) 2021 Update


  1. Protect your home from disastrous and costly freeze damage this winter!

    Prevent freeze damage at your property and in your neighborhood this winter. Consider shutting your water off while you're away. Read on...
  2. Eliminate outdoor storage and reduce accumulation for a cleaner, safer, and more pleasant property!

    Outdoor storage and accumulation of materials, equipment, and other miscellaneous items on private property is undesirable for a number of reasons. In addition to being undesirable such conditions are not consistent with City ordinance requirements. Read on...
  3. Come Work with Us!

    The City of Apple Valley is hiring for full-time and part-time positions in a variety of departments. Browse our current job listings and apply today! Additional Info...
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