Planning & Development

Planning and Development is responsible for the current and future land uses in all unincorporated areas of Scott County.

The County, through the adoption of a comprehensive development plan and enforcement of the county's zoning, building code, subdivision and floodplain development ordinances, is able to regulate all non-ag land uses in the unincorporated areas.

Through an intergovernmental 28E agreement the department also issues building permits for the Cities of Dixon, Donahue, LeClaire, Long Grove, McCausland, Panorama Park, and Riverdale.

Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday


Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 5:00pm

This meeting has been cancelled due to lack of agenda items.

Find Meeting information including Agenda's, Packets & Minutes when available. Application deadline for this Planning and Zoning Meeting was Friday, April 23, 2021.


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is currently validating the draft Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) database for Scott County, Iowa’s Physical Map Revision (PMR), including the cities of Bettendorf, Buffalo, Davenport, Riverdale, and the unincorporated areas of Scott County.  The Scott County GIS manager has prepared an online mapping application for you to view the current and proposed maps here.  The...

U.S. Flags adorn Allens Grove Cemetery, Scott County.
Monday, May 31, 2021

Scott County, City and State offices will be closed Monday, May 31, 2021 in observation of Memorial Day. Additionally, the General Store is closed Saturday.

Visit the Scott County Veterans Memorial of those from Scott County who made the supreme sacrifice.

Scott County participates in local Regional Economic Development Organizations and Programs:

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