The Planning and Zoning Division oversees regulations for the use and development of properties within the city. The Planning and Zoning Division meets with applicants to review proposed development plans and reviews these plans for consistency with the Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Regulations and Design Standards established by the City Council and Plan Commission. Zoning regulations determine the allowed uses and specify requirements for all properties.
The Planning and Zoning Division presents projects for review to the Batavia Plan Commission and provides technical assistance to the Plan Commission.
The Planning and Zoning Division oversees the following:
- Current planning: response to subdivision, special permit and rezoning applications, application of the Zoning Code, Subdivision or Development Code amendments.
- Long-range planning: review and amendment of the city's Comprehensive Plan