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Community & Economic Development Contact Information

The Community & Economic Development Department provides a variety of services related to the overall development of the City, including economic development activities relating to business, manufacturing, downtown revitalization, and creation and retention of jobs; neighborhood revitalization through numerous housing rehabilitation programs; administration of long-range land use and transportation planning, annexations, street vacations, and zoning and subdivision functions.

Below you will find divisional numbers as well as frequently requested numbers and contact information related to Community & Economic Development.

 

Division or Section Contact Phone No.
Administration Susan Diehl

779-348-7418

Construction & Development Services  Front Desk

779-348-7158

Economic Development Mark Williams 779-348-7449
Long-Range Planning - Brownfield Development  Wayne Dust 779-348-7415
Neighborhood Development Rachel Benson 779-348-7420
Neighborhood Standards Jessica Sheetz 779-348-7444
Property Standards Melissa Masso 779-348-7429
Zoning Sandra Hawthorne  779-348-7163

 

 

 

Frequently requested numbers from Community & Economic Development (all area codes are 779):

Subject Division\Section Phone No.

Annexations

Construction & Development Services     

779-348-7158

Bid Openings (Housing Rehabilitation)

 

779-348-7471

Brownfields

Long-Range Planning

779-348-7415 

Building Inspection

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158

Building Permits

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158

Business Licensing

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158

Business Retention and Expansion

Economic Development

779-348-7162

Carnivals

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158

C. D. Block Grant (CDBG) Business Program

Neighborhood Development

779-348-7162

C. D. Block Grant (CDBG) Housing Program

Neighborhood Development

779-348-7162

Census Information

Long-Range Planning

779-348-7300

Census Tracts (Maps)

Long-Range Planning

779-348-7300

Certificate of Appropriateness (Historic Districts)

Construction Services

779-348-7445

Code Enforcement

Neighborhood Standards

779-348-7444

Commercial Rehabilitation

Economic Development

779-348-7419

Contractors Payouts

 

779-348-7300

Davis-Bacon Requirements

Neighborhood Development

779-348-7396

Demographics

Long-Range Planning

779-348-7423

Demolitions

Neighborhood Standards

779-348-7160

Design Guidelines/Downtown

 

779-348-7162

Downtown Development Proposals

Economic Development

779-348-7419

Electrical Permits

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158

Electrical Inspection

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158

Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG)

Neighborhood Development

779-348-7185

Enterprise Zone (EZ)

Economic Development

779-348-7162

Environmental Reviews

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158

EOCO/Davis Bacon

 

779-348-7396

Facade Improvement Programs

Economic Development

779-348-7162

Fair Housing Board

Neighborhood Development

779-348-7162

Fences, violation of ordinance

Neighborhood Standards

779-348-7160

Fences, permit

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158

Grants/Rehabilitative Housing

Neighborhood Development

779-348-7162

Haight Village

 

779-348-7445

Handicapped Accessibility Standards

 

779-348-7158

Historic Districts

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7445

Historic Landmarks

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7445

Historic Preservation

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7445

Homeless-Federal Programs

Neighborhood Development

779-348-7185

Homestead Board

Neighborhood Development

779-348-7437

Housing/Property Repairs; financial assistance

Neighborhood Development

779-348-7162

Homestead Partnership Program

Neighborhood Development

779-348-7162

Inspections, Building

Construction & Development Services 779-348-7158

Inspections, Electrical

Construction & Development Services 779-348-7158

Inspections, Mechanical

Construction & Development Services 779-348-7158

Inspections, Plumbing

Construction & Development Services 779-348-7158

L.E.E.D.S (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design)  

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158

Licensing, Business

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158

Licensing, Mechanical Contractors

Construction & Development Services 779-348-7158

Licensing, Demolition Contractors

Construction & Development Services 779-348-7158

Loans for Homeowners, Rehabilitation

Neighborhood Development 779-348-7162

Loans, Small Business

Economic Development

779-348-7162

Loan, Paying Off Rehabilitation Loan

Neighborhood Development

779-348-7162

Maps (Base, Land Use, Zoning, Downtown)

Long-Range Planning

779-348-7163

Mechanical Permits

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158

Mechanical Inspection

Construction & Development Services 779-348-7158

National Register of Historic Places

Construction & Development Services 779-348-7445

Neighborhood Associations/Groups

Long-Range Planning

779-348-7185

New Address Assignment

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158

Ordinance Variations, Zoning

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7163

Permit; Building

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158 

Permit; Electrical

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158 

Permit; Plumbing

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158 

Plan Reviews

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158 

Plat Officer

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158 

Plumbing Permits

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158 

Plumbing Inspection

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158 

Property Codes

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158

Property Standards Program

Neighborhood Standards

779-348-7159

Registration, Electrical Contractors Construction & Development Services 779-348-7158

Rehabilitation,Home Assistance

Neighborhood Development

779-348-7162

River Edge Zone 

Economic Development

779-348-7419

Sanitation 

Neighborhood Standards

779-348-7160

Setback Requirements for Buildings

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158

Seventh Street TIF Business Assistance

Economic Development

779-348-7162

Shopstead Program

Economic Development

779-348-7162

Sign Permits

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158

Small Business Loan Program

Economic Development

779-348-7162

South Main Residential Rehab

Neighborhood Development

779-348-7162

Special Use Permits

Zoning

779-348-7163

Subdivisions

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7158

Tall Grass

Neighborhood Standards 779-348-7161

Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Districts

Economic Development 779-348-7163

Tents

 

779-348-7161

Weed/Grass Enforcement

Neighborhood Standards

779-348-7163

Year 2020 Plan

Long-Range Planning

779-348-7162

Zoning Applications

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7162

Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7163

Zoning Clearances

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7163

Zoning Ordinance

Construction & Development Services

779-348-7163


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