Devou Park

Department of Development

The Department of Development provides strategic, integrated services through a unified development program for the City. The Department supports an innovative and entrepreneurial business environment,; provides inviting public spaces and excellence in public infrastructure design; cultivates strong neighborhoods with diverse housing opportunities; and delivers efficient services that support economic development.

The Department is comprised of three divisions: Community Services, Economic Development, and Community Development. Responsibilities within these Divisions include planning and zoning, historic preservation, code enforcement, engineering, parking services, business recruitment and retention, brownfield redevelopment, housing, and parks and recreation.

If you are looking to speak with someone about a development project, the Department of Development is waiting to hear from you. Please call 859.292.2163.