City Planning

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The City Planning Department serves as staff to:

  • Natchez Historic Preservation Commission
  • Natchez Planning Commission

Department Functions

  • Administer the building code permitting and inspection programs through the Office of Inspections
  • Development and administration of the Natchez Development Code, historic preservation, signs, subdivision review, and interagency development plans review
  • Manage general code enforcement through the Code Enforcement Section
  • Receive and process applications

Additional Responsibilities

The Director of Planning and Zoning is the Chairperson of the Natchez Site Plan Review Committee, an inter-agency staff committee that reviews subdivisions and land development site plans.

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