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Planning and Development

Kortnie Starling
Senior Planner

Warren Hood Building
200 S. President St.
Jackson, MS 39201
Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM

 

Mission and Values:

The City of Jackson Department of Planning & Development is guided by the principles of human scale development and equitable growth.

 

Jackson Planning and Development Mission Infographic

Planning Leadership

MS. CHLOE DOTSON

DIRECTOR OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

While employing a variety of high level management, financing and planning methodologies, Ms. Dotson engages in passionate and collaborative work with communities, governmental entities and the public/private sectors in an effort to unite, strengthen and facilitate holistic and data driven strategies for physical, social/cultural, economic, environmental and institutional improvements. Provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans; gathers, interprets, and prepares data for studies, reports and recommendations; coordinates department activities with other departments and agencies as needed. Oversees Planning and Zoning, Economic Development, Transit, Housing and Community Development and Code Services.

 
MS. TANGAYIKA HOOVER

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

A proud graduate of Lanier High School, Ms. Hoover earned a Master of Public Policy and Administration from Jackson State University. She is a 3rd year Ph.D. student in Policy Analysis whose research centers around the effects of narrowly focused fiscal policies on statewide economies. Her background includes program and policy implementation in private and public sector business development.

 
MRS. CHRISTINE WELCH

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION

Mrs. Welch's undergraduate and graduate work was at "Thee I Love" Jackson State University. She has extensive experiences in Human Resources, Accounting and Transportation. For the last twenty-eight years, she has been with the City of Jackson working for a third-party contractor and/or the city managing the Public Transportation System (JTRAN).

 
MRS. LATONYA MILLER

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF CODE SERVICES

Ms. Miller earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in entrepreneurship from Jackson State University. She earned a master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing from University of Phoenix. She is dedicated to increasing productivity through creative process analysis. Her goal is to improve the levels of expectations and respect that people have for the City of Jackson. 

 
MS. ESTER AINSWORTH

ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

Primary responsibilities include the supervision of the Zoning staff and management for all zoning related matters including enforcement, interpretation and modification of the City of Jackson Zoning Ordinance, Landscape Ordinance; documentation and resolution of zoning violations. Other responsibilities include the compilation of a variety of zoning related documents, review and compiling of staff reports for all zoning requests for presentation to the Planning Board, City Council, Mayor, other City departments and the general public.

 
MR. REGINALD JEFFERSON

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF HOUSING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Mr. Jefferson earned his bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies from Jackson State University and completed graduate work in Urban and Regional Planning from Michigan State University. He has several years of grants management experience, specifically with hazard mitigation assistance grants geared towards building more resilient residential, civic, and infrastructural assets. As a proud son of Jackson, he is committed to advancing the goals of stabilizing and revitalizing neighborhoods, channeling available resources and information needed to provide Jackson residents with services in affordable housing, economic development, special needs, and community service programs.

 

Plans and Planning Documents

NameCategoryDateDownload
2020-2024 Consolidated Plan PlansPlans and Planning DocumentsHousingPlanning and Development May 31, 2022 PDF (1.6 MB)
2022 Action Plan- Public Comment Form Plans and Planning DocumentsHome PageHousingPlanning and Development May 31, 2022 PDF (129 KB)
2022 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN- DRAFT PlansPlans and Planning DocumentsHome PageHousingPlanning and Development June 14, 2022 PDF (2.6 MB)
2022 CAPER DRAFT PlansPlans and Planning DocumentsHousingPlanning and Development December 11, 2023 PDF (463 KB)
2022 CHDO APPLICATION Development Services ProgramsPlans and Planning DocumentsHome PageHousingPlanning and Development May 25, 2022 PDF (557 KB)
2022 HOME APPLICATION Development Services ProgramsPlans and Planning DocumentsHousingPlanning and Development May 25, 2022 PDF (442 KB)
2022 Public Hearings/Application Workshop Plans and Planning DocumentsPublic NoticesHOPWAESGCDBGPlanning and Development April 15, 2022 PDF (136 KB)
Downtown Convention Center Concept Plan 2018 Long Range Planning Documents January 16, 2020 PDF (14 MB)
Fabric Goals and Objectives Book Plans and Planning DocumentsLong Range Planning Documents June 15, 2021 PDF (7.2 MB)
Fabric Jackson Comprehensive Plan Plans and Planning DocumentsLong Range Planning Documents June 15, 2021 PDF (14 MB)
HOME CHDO CHECKLIST Development Services ProgramsPlans and Planning DocumentsHousingPlanning and Development May 25, 2022 PDF (39 KB)
Notice- Public Hearing & Comment (HOME-ARP) for 2021 Annual Action Plan PlansPlans and Planning DocumentsHousingPlanning and Development March 14, 2022 PDF (120 KB)
One-Year Action Plan Amendments: #1 (2018) and #4 (2019) Plans and Planning DocumentsPublic NoticesHousingPlanning and Development March 14, 2022 PDF (8.1 KB)
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