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, Long Grove, McCausland, Panorama Park, and Riverdale.

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

Features

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The February 2020 forum speaker will be Olivia Dorothy with American Rivers.

In 2019, American Rivers listed the Upper Mississippi River as America’s third Most Endangered River© due to climate change and a series of unauthorized levee raises that threaten public safety and the environment. Half of the floodplain between the Quad Cities and St Louis has been disconnected, contributing to degradation of the Mississippi aquatic ecosystem and the decline of several species. Over the past decade, levee districts in this region have raised their levees without the requisite permits and approvals, avoiding the necessary mitigation for impacts flood stage, wetlands and [ Click Title for Full Article ]

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 7:00pm

Application deadline for this Planning and Zoning Meeting was Friday, January 24, 2020. Find Meeting information including Agenda's, Packets & Minutes.

United States Census 2020. 2020census.gov

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

The Census is hiring for a variety of temporary jobs including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff and supervisors. Apply for one of thousands of temporary #2020CensusJobs.

New times added for February

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Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

Understand your Flood Risk and Available Resources

This is a regional event for property owners impacted by flooding in Scott County and surrounding areas in Iowa and Illinois.

We County Quad Cities Census 2020.

Census Day was April 1, 2020.

In Scott County Iowa, "Everybody Counts".

Why Fill Out the Census Form?

The U.S. Constitution (Article I, Section 2) mandates a headcount of everyone residing in the United States.

Recruiting Census Workers

The Census is hiring for a variety of temporary jobs including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff and supervisors. Apply for one of thousands of temporary #2020CensusJobs.

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

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