Planning & Zoning

The city’s planning division is responsible for citywide planning and zoning administration, regulating subdivisions, and administering a comprehensive land use plan for the city. The comprehensive land use plan is a blueprint for dealing with physical and economic development and housing initiatives.

The following chapters from the Code of Ordinances deal with zoning and subdivisions:

Comprehensive Plan

The city of St. Joseph is currently working to complete its Comprehensive Plan, a document which will help guide development and decision making for the city for the next 20 years. It is important for the community to take part in this process, and we want to hear from you! Feel free to complete the Comprehensive Plan Survey,  located on the St. Joseph Comprehensive Plan page, and help take part in preparing St. Joseph for the future. For more information about the Comprehensive Plan, please visit the St. Joseph Comprehensive Plan page or contact the City Planning office.

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