Documents & Resources

Before completing any application, please contact the Planning Division to make an appointment with a planner to further discuss the process.

2021 Citizens Planning Academy

  • LLUPA – History of Planning and the creation and role of LLUPA
  • Comprehensive Planning vs Zoning– What is the difference? How do they work?
  • Land Use Part 1 – The Growth of Cities through area of impact and annexation.
  • Land Use Part 2 – How Ordinances Shape a City.
  • How Development happens – The Role of the Applicant – from idea to application. (Link available after August 4, 2021)
  • How Decisions are made – The Role of the City/County – from inquiry to adoption. (Link available after September 1, 2021)
  • How Citizens engage – The Role of the Community – from outreach to hearing. (Link available after October 6, 2021)