Welcome to the Building and Zoning Department. This department is certified under the direction of the Certified Residential Building Official which provides services related to the issuance of building permits (electrical, plumbing, mechanical), sign permits, zoning permits, flood plain improvement permits, and water and sewer tap permits.
The Building and Zoning Department is also a public information source for the Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP), Community Reinvestment Areas (CRA), City Master Plan, Planning & Economic Development, Residential, Commercial and Industrial development.
The Certified Residential Building Official acts as the secretary to the City Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, Board of Building Appeals, and Housing Review Board. The Certified Residential Building Official also acts as the Building Inspector, Housing Officer, Nuisance Officer, Downtown Revitalization Officer.