Community Development

Mission Statement
The Community Development Department’s role and mission is to provide timely, fair, and professional services in the following areas:
  • Building Inspection
  • Business Licensing
  • Code Enforcement
  • Comprehensive Planning
  • Current Planning (Zoning)
Through hard work in each of these services, we hope to create a safer and more pleasing environment for the citizens of Clinton City.

 Community Development Functions
Primarily, it is the duty of the Community Development Department to oversee and manage the planning, development, building and growth of Clinton City.

Specifically, the department duties are:
  • Administer Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds
  • Comprehensive planning (Land Use Master Plan)
  • Economic development
  • Issue building permits and ensure code compliance through building inspections
  • License businesses
  • Maintain the statistical database for the City
  • Site plan review
  • Zoning enforcement
  • Zoning
We also serve as advisors to the City Council, Planning Commission, and the Board of Zoning Adjustments.