The Planning and Zoning Division is responsible for providing support to the community by interpreting and implementing the General Plan, Zoning Ordinance, and Subdivision Regulations as adopted by the City Mayor and Council. This consists of processing applications for all aspects of land development in the City of Douglas. The Planning and Zoning Division also serves as staff support to the Planning and Zoning Commission Board, Board of Adjustment, and Design Review Board.
The City of Douglas currently finds itself in an exciting and challenging time. New development abounds throughout the City including housing, businesses, parks, and the City's infrastructure. The Planning and Zoning Division ensures that this development is planned, completed and maintained in such a way as to be beneficial to the public's health, safety and welfare.
Planning and Zoning Division goal is to provide high-quality customer service to the citizens and businesses of Douglas.