The Community Development Department provides administrative and technical direction on the issues and projects that are relevant to the development and redevelopment of the City of Farmington.
There are four Divisions within the Department:
The Planning Division activities encompass:
Current Planning, such as providing land use information to the public, reviewing development plans, and reviewing land use proposals
Advance Planning, such as developing and updating the City's plans, reviewing annexation proposals, working with the MPO staff, and implementing projects and programs at the direction of the Metropolitan Redevelopment Area (MRA) Board
The Building Inspection Division activities encompass:
- Providing permit and building code information to the public
- Issuing building permits
- Providing building inspections, electrical inspections, plumbing and mechanical inspections
The Community Development Block Grant Division activities encompass:
Developing and implementing the Consolidated Plan and the Annual Action Plans
Administering CDBG-funded programs, including the Downtown Facade Improvement Program
The Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Division activities encompass:
Developing long-range regional transportation plans, including major roadways, transit services, and pedestrian/bicycle facilities.