Deputy Director / Zoning Manager
3200 Civic Center Circle NE
The Zoning Division of Development Services implements policy adopted by the Governing Body as it relates to health, safety, welfare, and land use management. In concert with the Planning Division, this staff provides technical support to the Planning and Zoning Board as well as the City Council with regard to land use decisions.
The Zoning Division reviews and carries administrative approval authority for sign permits, special use permits, and home occupation permits. In addition, they carry out residential and commercial plan reviews per the approved zoning regulations.
The division also processes requests for zone map amendments, variances, and conditional use requests. Finally, they evaluate and prepare recommendations to appeal and special exception applications for review and approval by the Planning and Zoning Board and the Governing Body. In general, the division administers Chapter 9; Planning, Zoning, Land Use Management Ordinance and related ordinances in order to meet the needs of our community.