Planning and Development

About the Planning & Development Department

The Planning & Development Department consists of forty (40) employees in five (5) Divisions.                                  The Department supports several Boards and Commissions.

Mission Statement

To enhance the quality of life for the residents of Little Rock through exceptional service that encourages quality growth, development, redevelopment, and the stabilization of neighborhoods through an efficient and equitable effort of planning, land use controls, Historic Preservation, permitting, and enforcement.

Meet the Director


Upcoming Events/Updates:




Helpful Information

Below are some application forms and helpful links:   


      Building Permit Application Form     




Board & Commission Information

Regularly scheduled meetings of the Little Rock Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment, and Historic District Commission are held in the Board Chambers, second floor City Hall, 500 West Markham Street.

Little Rock Planning Commission Board of Adjustment City Beautiful Commission Historic District Commission:


Planning & Development Administration

Jamie Collins, Director

Venita Harris, Administrative Assistant


For More Information

General Questions and Information:

723 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4790
Fax: (501) 399-3435

Zoning Information, Verification and Complaints:

(501) 371-4844
Fax: (501) 371-6863

Building Permit Desk:

(501) 371-4832
Fax: (501) 371-4546