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Planning & Zoning
Overview
The 
Planning and Zoning Department prepares, maintains, and administers the Comprehensive Plan for the future development of the City; reviews, maintains, and enforces the zoning, subdivision, and site plan ordinances; prepares reports, studies, and plans as needed on all aspects of development; and serves as staff to the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Zoning Board of Adjustment. 

Within the Planning & Zoning Department is the Building Division which is responsible enforcing codes, issuing permits, inspections, assists with building, housing and rental code matters and much more. Learn more about the Building Division by clicking here.

Newton Planning & Zoning
1700 N 4th Ave W
Newton, IA 50208

Ph: (641) 792-6622

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Erin Chambers
Director of Planning & Zoning
erinc@newtongov.org
(641) 791-0827 x 25

Mel Duncan
Building Official
meld@newtongov.org
(641) 791-0827 x 24

Katie Miller
Administrative Assistant
katiem@newtongov.org
(641) 791-0827 x 31