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Planning

Development Services Building

171 N Ross St

  1. Email: webplanning@auburnalabama.org
  2. Phone: (334) 501-3040
  3. Hours:  M-F: 7:30AM-4:30AM

Forrest Cotten

Planning Director

  1. Phone: (334) 501-3040
  2. Email: fcotten@auburnalabama.org

Department Profile

The Planning Department staff is responsible for the administration of the City’s Land Use Plan, Zoning Ordinance, and Subdivision Regulations. The Department reviews any new development plans or any proposed change in use throughout the City of Auburn. Specifically, the Department reviews annexation petitions, subdivision proposals (administrative, preliminary and final plats), zoning requests, conditional use approval requests, site plan approval requests, requests for any variance to the Zoning Ordinance, and requests for any waiver to the Subdivision Regulations.

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