Planning and Community Development Department is responsible for land use planning, zoning and land subdivision administration, community development, and enterprise Geographic Information Systems (GIS) planning and development.
Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS)
Emergency Solutions Grant
Comprehensive Land Use Planning Process
Land Atlas & Plat Book
Board of Adjustment
CDBG Citizen Advisory
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Provide consistent quality information to the public on County land-use policy and housing, community development and economic development programs. Provide quality customer-focused service.
Land Use Division
Land Use is responsible for the administration and enforcement of land use regulations including conducting studies and analysis related to land use planning and the issuance of permits. If you are considering visiting one of our offices for permit assistance, please call to make an appointment.
Community Development Division
Community Development administers the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development’s community planning and development programs, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Program, Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG). Community Development supports activities of the St. Louis County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA).
Planning, Research, & GIS Division
The Planning, Research, & GIS division facilitates and coordinates the enterprise planning, development, utilization, and integration of Geographic Information System (GIS) technology, geospatial data, and infrastructure across the St. Louis County enterprise system to improve department and overall county management and productivity.
St. Louis County Government Services Center
320 West 2nd Street, Suite 301
Duluth, Minnesota 55802
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