About the Department of Planning & Zoning
The Department of Planning and Zoning offers a variety of services to preserve and enhance the quality of life offered to those who live and work in our community. The department guides the physical development of Lebanon in a manner that promotes sustained growth and protects the historic character of the community.
The department is responsible for the City’s current land use and development policies, long-range planning strategies, architectural preservation, and regulatory enforcement. It provides technical support to the City Council, the Planning Commission, and the Board of Zoning Appeals.Land-Use and Planning Activities
The department's land-use and long-range planning activities include managing the orderly development and growth of the community by overseeing the implementation of the Lebanon Comprehensive Plan
. The staff administers planning and zoning procedures, including development review, text and map amendments, subdivision plats, variance requests, and architectural review in the historic districts.
Additional DutiesOther integral duties include:
- Code enforcement
- Demographic projections
- Development of City analysis
- Site inspections
- Zoning administration