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


Friday, June 28, 2019

Application deadline for Board of Adjustment meeting of Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Fireworks display on the Mississippi River.
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Scott County offices will be closed Thursday, July 4th in observation of the holiday.

Have a safe Fourth of July holiday.

This is Joe Jorden.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The July 2019 Forum speaker will be Joe Jordan with the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Mr. Jordan has a Fisheries and Wildlife Biology degree from Iowa State University. His Corps of Engineer career began in the Oklahoma as a park ranger at Lake Texoma in 1985.

From 1990-1996, Mr. Jordan was a biologist in the Rock Island District preparing National Environmental Policy Act and Clean Water Act documentation.

From 1996-2006 he worked for the US Army as an environmental compliance specialist supporting over 60 army bases across the nation with their environmental compliance requirements. He is in his 35th year of government service as a senior biologist...

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

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News & Notices

Press Release Scott County Economic Development Summit Featuring Luncheon Keynote Presentation by Debi Durham, Director, Iowa Economic Development Authority Presented by the Scott County Board of Supervisors In partnership with Bi-State Regional Commission and Quad Cities First Thursday, February...
Posted: February 7, 2019