Welcome to the Community Development Department! We are your go-to for development from Building Permits, Encroachment Permits, Improvement Plan Reviews, Subdivision Maps, and Capital Improvement Projects (CIPs).

On our page, you'll find information about planned and active development projects. You'll also find information on developing residential, commercial, or industrial land.

Building, Planning, and Development Engineering Counter 

Located on the 2nd floor of City Hall


Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Development Activity Map

View our interactive development activity map! This map shows private development projects that are current, approved, or under construction within the City of Lincoln.


  • Building is responsible for making sure the design, construction, and use of buildings and structures follow minimum standards.
  • Planning manages orderly growth and development of the City of Lincoln, and provides guidance and technical assistance to the City Council, Planning Commission, and the public.
  • Development Engineering provides technical services for new developments.
  • Capital Engineering supports existing infrastructure in public right-of-way and Capital Improvement Projects.
Development Services Engineering

The Building Division's focus is to protect life and property through safe building construction

Development Services Engineering

The Planning Division participates in the planning and implementation of development projects

Development Services Engineering

The Development Engineering Division provides essential services for development projects within the City

Development Services Engineering

As part of the Community Development Department, we support projects and programs in the public right-of-way.