The Land Use Review Division handles the review of development applications for entitlement of a particular property. The Development Review Enterprise (DRE) reviews the applications and permits that pertain more with the building permit end of the process.
The Land Use Review Division ensures that the land use pattern created by new development meets the standards of the Zoning Code and Subdivision Regulations and is consistent with the Comprehensive PlanA comprehensive plan is a guiding document that provides a framework for city policies and priorities regarding the physical development of the city. It is a long-range vision of what we want our city to become and is a tool for making decisions about how that vision should be achieved. It outlines strategic steps to make the vision a reality and provides targeted and strategic planning of the physical development of the city. and enhances the quality of life and the design of the community. The Division staff:
If you are interested in finding information about a particular area of the city or about a specific development project, you are welcome to call or come by the Land Use Review office. You can also use the online CityView, LDRS or LUIS Track programs.
The Development Review Enterprise (DRE) provides commercial and residential building plan review to ensure compliance with City land use regulations and manages financial and other administrative review programs associated with building permits. The Division provides:
The first step in any land use application process is to request a Pre-Application Meeting to speak to a Planner.