The Planning Department oversees land use planning, review of development projects, Community Development activities, economic development, administration of Federal and State grant programs, housing, and other related activities. It provides staff support to a number of City commissions including the Planning Board.
The Planning Department's staff includes the Director of Planning, Chief Planner, Principal Planner, Economic Development Planner, Senior Planner, Planner I, and an Administrative Assistant.
The Community Development Office, which is part of the Planning Department, is federally funded. Staff includes the Community Development Coordinator, a Rehabilitation Inspector, and a Secretary.
The office is located on the second floor of City Hall in Room 201.
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Jeanne M. Boyle,
Phone: (401) 435-7500 x11150
Diane M. Feather, AICP, Chief Planner
Phone: (401) 435-7531 ext. 11154
Patrick Hanner, Senior Planner
Phone: (401) 435-7531 ext. 11152
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