Planning & Protective Services Department

Our Purpose
The Department of Planning and Protective Services supports planning, public involvement, enhancement of neighborhoods, and protection of public health and safety to promote a high quality of life for residents and to create a positive quality of place for visitors to the Capital City. 

What We Do
The Department offers direction and guidance to six divisions: Building Inspection, Property Maintenance, Environmental Health, Planning and Zoning, Long Range Transportation Planning (MPO), and Redevelopment & Grants. The Department provides administrative support for the following Boards and Commissions: Board of (Zoning) Adjustment, Cemetery Resources Board, Board of Electrical Examiners and Review, Plumbing Board of Review and Examiners, Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Board of Directors and Technical Committee, Facade Improvement Committee, Historic Preservation Commission, and the Planning and Zoning Commission. The Department also provides administrative support for the City Council's Annexation Committee. 

Planning & Protective Services Annual Report
2021 Annual Report
2020 Annual Report
2019 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

Contact Information
Open Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone: (573) 634-6410
Fax: (573) 634-6457