Planning and Development Department

We help plan for the city’s future.

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

Vision:

  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.

Agency Goals:

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

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.

 

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