Planning Services Division

The mission of the Planning Services Division is to foster, in its every endeavor, the basic principles of planning for the health, safety, and general welfare of the public at large. In doing so, the Planning Services Division is responsible for administering the City's zoning, and development code regulations, including annexations, rezonings, special use permits, variances, administrative relief, exceptions, and subdivision plats.

The Planning Services Division oversees the historic preservation program, neighborhood development initiatives, housing assistance grant programs and the City's Comprehensive Plan.

The Planning Services Division also provides staff support for the Southeast Metropolitan Planning Organization (SEMPO).

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Ryan Shrimplin - City Planner

401 Independence Street | Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
Phone 573-339-6327 | cityplanning@cityofcape.org