Community Development

Staff Contact Information  

Building Inspections: (952)461-4777


The Elko New Market Community Development Department is comprised of three divisions:

  1. Building Inspections
  2. Planning & Zoning
  3. Economic Development

The purpose of the Community Development Department is to:

  • Protect the public health, safety, morals, comfort, convenience, and general welfare.
  • Educate and inform the public on economic, building, planning, and zoning related issues.
  • Promote, attract, and retain businesses.
  • Encourage a diversified tax base (residential, commercial, and industrial growth).
  • Promote safe and orderly development.
  • Enforce government regulations.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of strategic and long-range plans.
  • Conserve and enhance natural resources and aesthetically pleasing scenery.