Planning – Development, Linn County, IA – Official Website

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Planning & Development

Linn County Planning & Development is responsible for providing fair, consistent and objective administration of zoning and building regulations for the unincorporated areas of Linn County and cities that contract with the department. The Planning & Development Department is also responsible for balancing the needs of the customers and the public through building safety and the wise use of land and environmental resources.

Core Functions

  • Customer Service
    • Permit applications
    • Development applications
  • Building safety
    • Plan review
    • Inspections
  • Land use and development review
    • Comprehensive planning
    • Zoning administration
    • Floodplain management and hazard mitigation planning

The Planning & Development Department has two divisions:

Boards and Commissions

Planning & Development staff provides support to the following Linn County Boards and Commissions:

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