Community Development

The Community Development Department...

  • Works closely with the Economic Development, Planning & Zoning Department, the Health, Housing & Building Department, and other city entities to help create a city where people want to be; a city that attracts people and resources    
  • Represents the collective impact that comes with the practice of involving citizens, action groups, organizations, and professionals in a process of ongoing community improvement
  • Hopes to encourage collective action towards achieving common goals after identifying common issues and concerns
  • Mobilizes assets and resources towards growing Belleville
  • Strengthens neighborhoods through community initiatives
  • Oversees the City of Belleville General and Community Assistance Program.