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Planning and Code Enforcement

The Community Development Department includes the divisions of planning and code enforcement. Responsibilities include reviewing proposed developments for conformance with adopted plans, policies and laws of the city and ensuring compliance with city codes and zoning requirements. The planning division assists the City Council in looking toward the future growth of the city.

If you are unsure who to direct your question to, please contact (651) 714-3533 or

To report a potential code violation, please contact Matt Novak, senior code enforcement officer, at or (651) 714-3553.

Name Position Email Phone
Scott Gay Code Enforcement Officer (651) 714-3535
Gina Gore Planner I (651) 714-3531
Dan Krumwiede Planner I (651) 414-3440
Matt Novak Senior Code Enforcement Officer (651) 714-3553
Janelle Schmitz Community Development Director (651) 714-3534
Eric Searles City Planner (651) 714-3532
Jamie Thoen Administrative Assistant (651) 414-3439