Mission, Vision and Goals

Mission Statement

The mission of the Planning and Development Department is to guide development by providing an exceptional customer experience through planning and permitting services delivered in a responsive, resourceful, and results-oriented manner.

Vision Statement

The vision of the Planning and Development Department is to safeguard our community and shape a more livable future.


  • Consistently provide excellent customer service.
  • Improve efficiency in order to reduce time from permit or zoning application to issuance or public hearing.
  • Protect public health and safety while supporting economic development and private property rights by eliminating unnecessary regulations.
  • Build a high-functioning organization in which staff are engaged, empowered and working collectively to achieve the department's mission.