The Planning Department manages the City's long range plans and develops ordinances and policies that implement these plans, and manages land development applications. Our mission is to shape the physical development of the City. We work closely with land developers and builders to ensure careful and thoughtful compliance with all City codes, policies and ordinances. In doing so, we help to establish safe and attractive residential neighborhoods and businesses.
A proposal for a facility that converts septic waste to compost will have to find another home, after a decision in Linn County, Iowa.
Funding allocations under consideration at the Puget Sound Regional Council give an indication of the region's public transit priorities.
It started in Seattle with the Amazon Tax to pay for transportation and housing needs exacerbated by the city's largest employers. Last month, a Google Tax was placed on the November ballot in Silicon Valley. A landlord tax in Oakland could be...
Cincinnati's bus riders are overwhelmingly black and poor, and looming deficits threaten to make service even worse.