Community Development

Community Development Director - Lily Oswald


The Community Development Director manages planning and zoning functions including the development and implementation of current and long range master planning, oversee and coordinate Community Development and Planning operations; oversees building inspection; develops, implements, evaluates and revises policies, practices, priorities, methods and procedures in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness of planning functions; enforces the City’s zoning, land use, litter, and dumping, encroachment, and sign regulations.

Department Activities Include:

  • Long-range comprehensive planning
  • Land use policy advice to the public, City Council and Planning Commission
  • Current planning and land use permits
  • Annexations and policy development
  • Building permits
  • Building inspections
  • Code Enforcement
  • Environmental review
  • Staff support for the Planning Commission