Planning and Codes

Contact Information

Planning Commission Application Packet

Building Permit Information

The Planning and Codes Department is committed to providing superior planning, building, inspection, and public information services to all interested parties. Please click on the following links to view the City's Comprehensive Plan and the amendment the Planning Commission approved. Includes land use and growth administrative services, development plan review, and zoning administration.


Includes building inspections, permit issuance, building plan review, and answering building code and construction questions.

Property Maintenance

Includes enforcement of violations of municipal codes concerning tall grass, inoperable/unlicensed vehciles, and dirty/overgrown lots.


Includes maintaining, filing, and updating (when applicable) records pertaining to planning and appeals board meeting minutes, building and dvelopment plans, comprehensive land use plan, major road thoroughfare plan, zoning maps, zoning ordinance, subdivisision regulations, commercial design standards, adopted building standards, adopted building codes, floodplain maps, etc.

Customer Service

The Planning and Codes Department has developed a Guide to Opening a Business in White House. It includes a list of steps involved in the process as well as contact information.