The Division of Planning and Zoning is charged with protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens and visitors by ensuring that all land use is installed and maintained in compliance with the City of Hopewell Code of the City of Hopewell Zoning Ordinance.
The Division is responsible for:
Long Range Planning
The division creates planning documents that communicate the community’s long-range vision for land use and implement that vision through policies and ordinances, planning studies, capital project planning, and development review. The division works to improve the quality of life for residents through appropriate land use policies and regulations while fostering a competitive business environment.
The division’s current planning responsibilities include coordinating review and approval with other city departments and local agencies, as well as the Planning Commission and City Council for the following types of land use cases: