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


Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 4:00pm

Application deadline for this Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting was Friday, January 31, 2020. Find Meeting information including Agenda's, Packets & Minutes.

Friday, February 28, 2020

Application deadline for Rezoning & Subdivision/Site Plan Review for the public hearing on Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020

Application deadline for Board of Adjustment meeting of Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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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 Count Scott County

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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