Planning & Development

Planning & Development

Planning and Development is responsible for the current and future land uses in all unincorporated areas of Scott County.

The County, through the adoption of a comprehensive development plan and enforcement of the county's zoning, building code, subdivision and floodplain development ordinances, is able to regulate all non-ag land uses in the unincorporated areas.

Through an intergovernmental 28E agreement the department also issues building permits for the Cities of Dixon, Donahue, LeClaire, McCausland, Panorama Park, and Riverdale.

Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday


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Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 12:00pm

The speaker for the February 27th Forum is Laura Morris.

Laura has been the Natural Resources and Education Program Manager for River Action since May of 2016. She is an alumna of Augustana College, where she studied environmental science and geography, and completed research on environmental education in elementary schools. She will be presenting on current River Action projects in Scott County, and the holistic approach the organization takes to address the riverfronts and watersheds in which we live, work, and play.

Partners of Scott County Watersheds forum will be held Tuesday, February 27 at 12pm at the Eastern Avenue Library, 6000 Eastern Ave,...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00pm

Review of Future Land Use Map for Unincorporated Scott County

Notice of Three Public Meetings For Presentation of the Scott County Future Land Use Map and Opportunity for Public Comment

The Scott County Planning and Zoning Commission has scheduled a series of three public meetings to present the results of its review of the Scott County Future Land Use Map. The purpose of these public meetings is to provide opportunities for any interested Scott County residents and property owners to comment on this element of the Scott County Comprehensive Plan.

The agendas for these presentations will include information on the Scott County Comprehensive Plan and...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 4:00pm

Application deadline for this Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting was Friday, January 26, 2018. Find Meeting information including Agenda's, Packets & Minutes.

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News & Notices

The Scott County Snapshot Event engages residents in water quality through a user friendly, process for data collection and provides a “snapshot” of the water quality in Scott County. The 2017 Fall Scott County Snapshot Event will be held October 10th, 8:00 am-12:00 pm at Bettendorf Fire Station,...
Posted: September 29, 2017
Public Meeting for Hazard Mitigation Plan A meeting of the Scott County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Advisory Committee will be held on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at the Scott Emergency Communications Center, 1100 E 46 th Street, Davenport Iowa to accept comments prior to...
Posted: August 24, 2017