Planning and Development is committed to creating a high quality, sustainable community by establishing and managing the standards for development. Specific activities include short- and long-term planning for commercial and residential development, oversight of the Geographical Information System (GIS), administration of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and zoning and code compliance.
The department also produces an annual guide of Facts & Figures that contains high level information and demographics about Allen.
Developers and resident property owners can find comprehensive information about Allen's development process on the Steps in the Development Process page. See our staff directory link under Contact Us (right top) for additional information.