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Development Services (BDS)

The Bureau of Development Services (BDS) promotes safety, livability and economic vitality through efficient and collaborative application of building and development codes.



Development Services



Regularly scheduled Design Commission Hearings are the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month.
Regularly scheduled Historic Landmarks Commission Hearings are the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month.
Available Online
This free virtual session will provide more information on the Historic Resource Regulations Changing March 1, 2022. The meeting will be recorded. Registration is not required.

Past Meetings and Hearings

1/27/22 - Design Commission Hearing Agenda - Special DatePublic Hearing

1/25/22 - Design Commission RetreatPublic Hearing

2021 Permitting Audit Follow‐Up Work SessionCouncil Work Session

1/24/22- Historic Landmarks Commission Hearing AgendaPublic Hearing

1/20/22 - Design Commission Hearing Agenda Public Hearing