Planning Division

PLANNING THE FUTURE WHILE PRESERVING THE PAST

The Planning Division is responsible for maintaining and updating the Zoning, Subdivision and other related Land Use regulatory codes, and provides staff to the City Plan Board and the Landmarks Commission. 

The Division provides technical assistance for long range planning projects, assists City staff in the enforcement of local ordinances and interpretation of City codes, and assists in the design of parks, streetscapes, landscapes and other municipal projects.

The Division is responsible for maintaining the official Zoning Code and Map, geographic databases, and the preparation of the comprehensive, downtown, neighborhood, corridor and transportation plans for the City.

PLANNING DIVISION VISION

Dayton’s Planning Division will be a progressive planning team that collaborates intentionally with our community while advancing strategies to build upon Dayton’s unique character, striving to be a leader among peer cities. 

MISSION

Our work will be people-driven and data-informed. We will model best practices in city planning as we care for Dayton’s distinctive places and foster our community’s resilient personality and progressive energy.