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About the Planning Department
It is the mission of the Department of Planning and Development to protect and encourage the vitality and livability of the city's existing residential neighborhoods; encourage the development of new sustainable neighborhoods through effective and creative design techniques; promote the sustainability of the city's commercial and industrial economic base; improve regional mobility through multi-modal transportation planning and initiatives and enhance the safety, health and the quality of life of the residents of the City of Dothan.

Responsibilities & Divisions

The Department is responsible for directing and coordinating activities related to long range planning, preserving and protecting historic, scenic and downtown restoration districts; land development code administration and enforcement, development plan review, construction plan review, inspection services, neighborhood revitalization and community development.

The Planning & Development Department consist of the following activities:

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Todd L. McDonald, AICP
Director of Planning and Development

126 N. Saint Andrews St.
Room 305
Dothan, AL 36303

P.O. Box 2128
Dothan, AL 36302

Ph: (334) 615-4410
Fx: (334) 615-4419

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Business License Phone:
(334) 615-3166

Permits Phone:
(334) 615-4450

FOG Program Phone:
(334) 615-4458

CDBG Phone:
(334) 615-4417

Transportation Phone:
(334) 615-4414
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