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


Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 4:00pm

**Cancelled due to lack of agenda items.**

Application deadline for this Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting was Friday, September 25, 2020. Find Meeting information including Agenda's, Packets & Minutes.

Important Notice: County departments and offices are open by web, email, phone, and by appointment.

If planning a visit, please contact the department or office for more information about their appointment process.

Those with on site appointments are strongly encouraged to wear a face covering.

Honor flight veterans at a memorial in Washington DC.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Scott County, City and State offices will be closed Wednesday, November 11, 2020 in observation of Veterans Day.

Visit the Scott County Veterans Memorial of those from Scott County who made the supreme sacrifice. For Veterans Day information including proclamations, history, posters, and more, visit

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