Planning and Development

The Planning & Development Department consists of forty (40) employees in four (4) Divisions

The Department supports several Boards and Commissions.

Mission Statement

To enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Little Rock by providing a Department which encourages quality growth, development and redevelopment and the stabilization of neighborhoods through a concentrated effort of planning, land use controls, Historic Preservation, permitting and enforcement.

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:

For More Information

General questions and information:

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

Zoning Information, Verification & Complaints:
Office:(501) 371-4844
Fax:(501) 371-6863

Building Permit Desk:
Office: (501) 371-4832
Fax: (501) 371-4546

Jamie Collins, Director
Venita Harris, Administrative Assistant