Community Development

The Department of Community Development (DCD) has a pivotal role in managing and protecting the County’s resources, environment, and quality of life. The Department assists the Board of County Commissioners with recommendations to ensure that the County grows in a manner that is fiscally sound and economically beneficial to the County and its taxpayers and businesses. Meeting both responsibilities in a growing environment presents considerable challenges and opportunities.

Community Development is also responsible for the Comprehensive Master Plan, and the Planning Commission and provides all Project Records Online.

DCD consists of Parks, Trails and Building Grounds, Community and Resource ServicesEconomic Development, Historic Preservation, Planning Services, Water and Zoning.

Additional Resources include Language Assistance and Title VI Plan and Douglas County Non-discrimination Policies