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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

Features

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Earn extra income while helping your community. Scott County pay rates are $21.00 per hour. 

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New times added for October-November

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Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Partners of Scott County Watersheds will be hosting an in-depth Snapshot training on Thursday, December 12 from 5:00-7:00PM at the Davenport Public Works building (1200 E 46th St., Davenport, IA).

The Snapshot Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring events have been taking place since 2003. Three times a year, groups of volunteers will test around 50 sites in Scott County for nitrogen, phosphorus, chloride, pH, temperature, and turbidity, among other parameters.

Our volunteers come from many different educational backgrounds and age groups, and no previous experience is necessary! This training is a chance for those who have been thinking about volunteering to...

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 6:00pm

PDF of PowerPoint Presentation Attached 12/5/2019

Public Meeting to Obtain Input on Proposed Park View Rental Registration and Inspections Regulations

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019 to Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Scott County offices will be closed Tuesday, December 24th and Wednesday, December 25th, 2019.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Scott County offices will be closed Wednesday, January 1, 2020. Have a safe New Years.

Scott County participates in local Regional Economic Development Organizations and Programs:

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News & Notices

PDF of PowerPoint Presentation Attached 12/5/2019 Public Meeting to Obtain Input on Proposed Park View Rental Registration and Inspections Regulations
Posted: November 20, 2019
Iowa Department of Transportation is inviting Iowans to share their opinions Go to Survey and Plan AMES, Iowa – Oct. 18, 2019 – A long-range plan for public transit in Iowa is currently under development. This plan supports the State Transportation Plan, Iowa in Motion 2045, in helping efficiently...
Posted: October 25, 2019
Remembrance of Glen Erickson Many current Scott County employees and elected officials did not know or have the opportunity to work with Glen Erickson. But even though Glen retired in 2001 the influence of his leadership at Scott County still can be felt. Glen placed a high value on dedicated...
Posted: October 1, 2019