Planning & Development


The Planning & Development department exists to:

  • Protect and encourage the vitality and livability of Dothan’s existing neighborhoods
  • Encourage the development of new, sustainable neighborhoods through effective and creative design techniques
  • Promote the sustainability of Dothan’s commercial and industrial economic base
  • Improve regional mobility through multi-modal transportation planning and initiatives
  • Enhance the safety, health, and quality of life of Dothan’s residents

Responsibilities & Divisions

This department is responsible for directing and coordinating activities related to all phases of planning and development. These activities are assigned to the following divisions: