Community Development

The Community Development Department is comprised of planning and zoning, code enforcement, economic development, building inspections and permits, and heritage preservation functions. The department works in unity to support safe and sustainable development throughout the community. 

Highway 3 Corridor Plan

A Highway 3 Corridor Plan has been developed to reflect the vision of an attractive and vibrant corridor that positively reflects on the community, assists in economic growth and provides a safe and efficient mode of transportation for area residents and visitors.

Timeline of Events:

On June 3, 2019, the Farmington City Council approved the TH3 Corridor Plan.  View the final TH3 Corridor Plan here.

On May 23, 2019, the EDA and Planning Commission reviewed the draft TH3 Corridor Plan and recommended moving it forward to the June 3, 2019, City Council meeting for adoption.  View the presentation here.

An open house to receive public input on the Highway 3 Corridor Plan was held on Thursday, May 16, 2019.  Vision boards were available for residents to view and ask questions. Click on the links below to view the vision boards from the open house.

Visit the Social Pinpoint website here.

 A joint meeting of the City Council / Economic Development Authority / Planning Commission was held Monday, April 8, 2019.  The consultant was seeking feedback from the City Council, EDA and Planning Commission on vision statement and goals, massing studies for identified redevelopment sites, and land use and zoning recommendations.  Below is a link to the meeting information.

 A joint meeting of the City Council / Economic Development Authority / Planning Commission was held Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, to review the public input received and to receive an update on the planning process. Below is a link to public ideas and concerns.

Annual Report

The 2018 Community Development Annual Report contains highlights of increased activity in building inspections, the 2040 comprehensive plan review, new businesses and new developments in Farmington.  Click on the link below to view the report:

  • Community Development Update and Annual Report

  • Development Updates

    Farmington City Council adopted the Downtown Redevelopment Plan at their meeting on April 18, 2016. This plan will help Farmington’s City Council, Economic Development Authority, and other advisory commissions identify opportunities in the downtown area for redevelopment. 

  • Downtown Redevelopment Plan

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