Planning & Building Department

Responsibilities & Services

The Planning & Building Department encompasses a variety of areas, including land use and Planning, Building Permits, and Code Services. The Department  also works closely with the Economic Development staff. We view our website as an extension of our staff and our goal is that it is as helpful and useful to you as possible.

Our department goal is to provide the very best customer service possible by ensuring timeliness, accuracy, and diligence in response to your questions and issues.

We hope that your experience in using this website is a positive one. Please do not hesitate to call us if you have questions or want to offer a suggestion.


"Helping build a stronger, healthier community through customer service."

Housing Needs Analysis Open House

On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the City of Dallas will hold an open house in the Civic Center at 945 SE Jefferson Street to showcase results of Housing Needs Analysis.  This open house is intended to discuss the work completed to date.  All persons are invited to attend and provide input on Dallas housing needs for the next 20 years.  Refreshments will be available and city staff will be on-hand to answer questions.

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