Development Services

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Comprehensive Plan Update 

The City of Fairfield is in the process of developing a comprehensive plan to guide future growth and decision-making in the community. An on-line survey has been developed to obtain input on key issues that have been identified from previous public meetings and input sessions.

The entire survey should take approximately 5 minutes or less. Your participation is greatly appreciated. To take the survey, please click on the link to the plan's website:

Proposed Modification to a PUD - Grocery Store

An application has been submitted for a modification to a Planned Unit Development to allow a grocery store on approximately 0.45 acres of land at 4630 Pleasant Avenue. There is a Joint Public Hearing scheduled with the Planning Commission and City Council on Monday, December 3, at 7:00 pm at the Fairfield Municipal Building. The application can be viewed HERE.

New Developments in Fairfield

A Revised Concept and Final Development Plan application was submitted to construct a new Chick-fil-A restaurant and future retail center. The proposed project is to be located in front of the Meijer Store on North Gilmore Road. Planning Commission approved the request at the October 10, 2018 meeting. 

ChickFilA Elevation

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The City of Fairfield Development Services Department is comprised of 3 divisions, including Economic Development, Planning, and Building & Zoning. The Department is responsible for all building and site plan reviews, comprehensive city planning, economic development, flood zone administration, building permits and inspections, and property maintenance inspections.

The Department is devoted to growing, maintaining, and enhancing Fairfield’s commercial and residential base. Staff prides itself on being business-friendly, with a sharp focus on customer service. The Department also provides support and guidance for City Council, Planning Commission, and the Board of Zoning Appeals.