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Department of Community Development

Department Duties

The Department of Community Development encompasses the Building, Planning, and Community Development functions of the City.  The Department also oversees the:

Annexation - Community and Economic Analysis

The City of Palmer, Alaska, is conducting a study to better understand the potential impacts of annexing new territory into city boundaries.  Annexation would affect the City's governance, finances and service provision.  If done right, annexation can improve these municipal functions.

Before making a petition to annex land it is important to know where and how annexation could benefit the city, its citizens and potential new citizens as well as where and how annexation would likely not be worthwhile.  Please visit this website to learn more.