Development Services

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Comprehensive Plan Update 

The update to the City’s comprehensive plan is in the final stage of plan development. The planning team has developed a draft of the plan, which has been reviewed by the steering committee and various sub-committees. The final document is projected to be completed by fall, with a public open house scheduled for September 24, to obtain additional feedback from the community. The public open house will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Community Arts Center located at 411 Wessel Drive.

For more information about the plan and the public open house, visit

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

Check out these exciting new development projects around town: 


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.