Community Planning & Engagement


The basic duties of the County Planning Division are set forth in the following activities list.

  • Make studies, investigations, and surveys relative to the economic, social, and physical comprehensive development
  • Cooperate with all departments of state and federal governments and all public and private agencies concerned with programs directed toward the economic, social and physical comprehensive development of the County and seek the maximum coordination of the County programs of these agencies
  • Consult with representatives of adjacent counties in respect to their planning so that conflicts in overall County plans may be avoided
  • Assist and coordinate all planning efforts of all constituent units of governments of the County of Monroe
  • Develop and maintain a central data bank of planning information for the use of all interested public and private agencies


The Planning Division performs a wide range of services and activities, including research, coordination, support, management, and programming in relation to County government. In particular, many requests for administrative assistance from the County Board of Commissioners and the County Administrator are fulfilled, including grant preparation, economic development activities, special studies, and graphic services.