The Planning Division is responsible for coordinating the review and approval of development and re-development proposals. Other responsibilities include preparing, updating, and implementing the City's Comprehensive Plan, the Trailway plan, the Park Master Plan, and other long-range and facility planning documents.

Zoning administration includes preparing and updating zoning, subdivision, sign, floodplain, mining, and other City ordinances related to planning and zoning. These official controls assist in the implementation of the City's long-range planning objectives, and to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the community.

Zoning enforcement and other related City Ordinance criteria is coordinated with the Building Division and Public Safety Department.