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Planning Division

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    Update: The Capella rezoning application has been submitted and is in review for general plan, zoning, traffic and drainage.

    Following completion of staff review, neighborhood meetings will be scheduled. First, a General Neighborhood Meeting will be held to introduce the application and discuss macro issues such as the overall site layout and traffic. Three (3) Focus Meetings will follow which are intended to provide a deeper dive into issues most important to specific areas and neighborhoods. Finally, a General Neighborhood Meeting will be held (if necessary) to summarize findings from previous meetings and address any remaining issues.

    Notices will be provided to all residents in the same notification boundary and all residents are invited to participate in any and all meetings. Please note neighborhood meeting and public hearing dates and times have not been established at this time. This information will be posted when available.

    Comments on this project or questions can be directed to Chad Daines, Principal Planner at (520) 229-4896 or

Division Overview
The Planning division administers the General Plan and Zoning Code for the harmonious growth of the Town. The division is responsible for providing planning and zoning services to the Community, Town Council, Planning and Zoning Commission, Conceptual Design Review Board, Board of Adjustment, and project teams.  The division's Work Plan for the next two years will focus on updates to the sign code, zoning code, general plan and associated guidelines and standards.   

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Planning Program Overview
The primary function of the Planning program is to assure the proper implementation of adopted plans, policies and standards. Planning provides direction and support for the Planning and Zoning Commission, Conceptual Design Review Board, and Board of Adjustment. The planning team coordinates the review of development projects by various Town departments and divisions as well as external review agencies. Planning also prepares and analyzes amendments to the General Plan, Zoning Code, Planned Area Developments, and rezoning cases. Staff develops recommendations to promote the aesthetic, organized growth and development of the Town, and is responsible for the Citizen's Planning Institute.

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