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Planning & Development
Mission Statement:
The Mission of Department of Planning and Development is to regulate the growth and development of the City of Jackson.  We are committed to creating a vibrant and sustainable community that enhances the quality of life for our citizens by creating and implementing strategies, plans, programs and regulations that address zoning, land use, housing, economic development, code compliance, and public transportation.

Vision Statement:
Our vision is a Jackson that consists of thriving and livable neighborhoods, safe and efficient buildings, and enhanced economic development opportunities. 


The Department of Planning and Development is comprised of five offices: City Planning, Code Services, Economic Development, Transportation, and Housing and Community Development.

       *What is Play Streets Jackson?


       *Play Streets Jackson Application


       *Highway 18 Master Plan

    
       *Proposed Public Access Gate Ordinance


Director  
Eric Jefferson, PE, AICP
200 S. President Street
Suite 229
Jackson, MS 39201
Ph: (601) 960-1993
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Executive Office Coordinator
Kim Love-Lewis
Ph: (601) 960-1993

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Deputy Director (Interim)
Office of City Planning
Biqi Zhao, AICP
Ph: (601) 960-2006

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Deputy Director
Office of Code Services
Kenneth Taylor
Ph: (601) 960-1159

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Deputy Director (Interim)
Office of Economic Development
Michael Davis
Ph: (601) 960-1638

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Deputy Director
Office of Housing & Community Development
Vanessa Henderson
Ph: (601) 960-2155
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Deputy Director
Office of Transportation
Christine F. Welch
Ph: (601) 960-1887

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