Planning and Zoning

The Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for reviewing all development applications for areas within the city and its one-mile extra-territorial zoning jurisdiction (ETJ). This includes applications for changes of zone, site plans, subdivision plans, conditional use permits, street and alley vacations, redevelopment plans, floodplain development permits, and text amendments to either the Zoning Ordinance or the Subdivision Regulations. The Department also provides staff support to the Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment and City Council.

The Planning and Zoning Department is also responsible for the issuance of building permits and conducting appropriate inspections. All building permit applications, for both residential and commercial construction, are reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Department for compliance with the city’s standards as well as other applicable zoning regulations, including landscaping, parking, and setback requirements. Additionally, all sign permits are reviewed and approved through the Planning and Zoning Department.

The Planning Department is responsible for:

  • Long Range and Current Planning
  • Zoning Administration
  • Code Review and Enforcement
  • Floodplain Management
  • Permits and Inspections

Contact the Planning and Zoning Department:

The Planning and Zoning Department is located in the City Administration Building at 135 West 4th Street, Superior, NE 68978

Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

Telephone Number: 402-879-4713

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