Community Planning

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages the County’s comprehensive planning process
  • Performs considerable community outreach to ensure meaningful public participation and engagement in all projects, plans, and studies
  • Prepares plans and studies used to guide future growth and physical development in the County
  • Collaborates with various local, state, federal, and County agencies in implementing Plan 2035 General Plan-Blueprint for Tomorrow and area master and sector plans
  • Monitors development activity within the entire County
  • Reviews development proposals for consistency with Plan 2035 General Plan-Blueprint for Tomorrow, and area master and sector plans
  • Acts as a liaison with local groups and organizations


The Administration of the Community Planning Division aids each of the sections by managing staff and workflow, facilitating project completion, adhering to legislative calendars, maintaining project files and records, producing cartographic materials, and ensuring timely development project review.