Planning

Responsibilities & Services

The Planning Division provides review and monitoring of all development proposals to ensure consistency and compliance with approved development standards and zoning, and coordinates the review and approval process through the Zoning Board of Adjustment, Planning Commission, and City Council.

The development process consists of the review and approval of all land use proposals such as Annexation, Site Plan/Architectural Review, Special Use Review, Rezoning, and Subdivision Review including sketch plan, preliminary plan, and final plan.

General Email:  planning@lafayetteco.gov

PLANNING & BUILDING DEPARTMENT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19
The City of Lafayette Planning and Building department is committed to the safety of the community. During the height of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Planning & Building Department continued to accept and review permits and development application.  

The Planning and Building Department continues to accepting applications for building permits and development reviews. We encourage you to continue to submit applications electronically.  Check with the project planners for available resources for submittal of plans. We encourage utilizing the USPS, FedEx, or UPS, or sending them electronically via electronic means such as Drop Box.  You will be responsible for providing access to staff so they may retrieve the plans.

Application for new signs may be mailed or submitted electronically for review.  Once the permit has been processed and approved you will be contacted by staff with the permit amount.  Once payment has been processed your permit and receipt will be mailed or emailed to you.

Applications and handouts 
View all online or you may use direct links below.