Planning Division

The Planning and Community Development Division of the Department of Business Affairs and Community Growth manages the City’s built environment by working with citizens and other City Departments to provide information and assistance with development procedures, mapping, and land use and zoning code inquiries.  This Division also works to revitalize neighborhoods, improve and maintain the City’s housing stock, and provide assistance to the business community through various incentive programs.

The Planning and Community Development Division also works with a number a Boards and Committees, including the Board of Adjustment, Plan and Zoning Commission, Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District, Historic Preservation Commission, and others. 

The following links provide a direct connection to land use documents, ordinances, applications, and plans commonly used by the Planning and Community Development Division:

Land Use Regulations
 
Site Plan Review
Downtown Sidewalk Cafe
 
Adopted Plans

Contact Us

Carissa Harvey, Senior Planner
819 1st S Ave
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
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  • Phone: (515) 573-8321
  • Fax: (515) 573-5097
  • Staff Directory
  • Office Hours:
    M-F 8:00am to 5:00pm

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