Planning & Zoning

The Planning and Zoning Department coordinates growth and redevelopment within the City of Arlington. The Department administers and implements the City’s Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Ordinance (land use), and Subdivision Ordinance (platting). Land use and/or building permits are needed for a variety of issues. Please contact City Hall if you are contemplating any change to your property, including but not limited to: demolition, construction, or replacement of any structure or feature. You may pick up information and application materials at City Hall or download here. The Planning & Zoning Department consists of the Planning Commission, the Zoning Official, and the Building Official.


Zoning Map

Zoning Ordinance


Agendas & Minutes


Planning Commission

The City has established a seven-member Planning Commission as an advisory board to the Council. The Planning Commission meets monthly to address land use and subdivision issues. The Commission holds public hearings, reviews applications, and makes recommendations on conditional use permits, variance requests, development plans, and ordinance standards.  The Planning Commission meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.



Michelle Battcher Brandon Brinkman Darnell Halverson Jennifer Nuesse
Jim Carlson Janet Deno Joe Prasad  



Building Official

Darin Haslip

101 Development Resources, Inc
Cell: 320-226-5189
Fax: 651-846-6034


Zoning Official

Timothy Scanlon-Johnson