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Detroit districts

Under New Leadership!

...and staffed by interdisciplinary teams of design professionals, the city's Planning and Development Department is setting new standards for urban planning and design in three Design Regions: West, Central and East.



AGENCY GOALS:

  1. That every citizen has the right to live in a socially, environmentally and economically healthy community.
  2. That Detroit is blessed with a rich history and tremendous physical assets with opportunities for historic and environmental preservation.
  3. That the potential of the City will be best realized by embracing the broadest, most far-reaching and inclusive vision of what is possible.
  4. That citizen engagement strengthens decisions and generates confidence in the future.

VISION:

A healthy and beautiful Detroit, built on inclusionary growth, economic opportunity and an atmosphere of trust.


pdd team

MISSION:

The mission of the City of Detroit’s Planning and Development Department is to build a city secure in its future, grounded in its roots and hopeful in its present state. The vision that supports this mission is a healthy and beautiful Detroit, built on inclusionary growth, economic opportunity and an atmosphere of trust.