Community Development

Improving Opportunities


The Community Development Department (CDD) works to provide the community with services that enhance the quality of life and improve economic opportunities. The department is responsible for:
  • Animal Shelter
  • Bisbee Bus Guide (PDF)
  • Building Inspection / Code Enforcement
  • Planning and Zoning
  • Queen Mine Tour
  • Visitor Center

Board & Commission Assistance


In addition, the department provides staff liaisons to the following Boards or Commissions:
  • Bisbee Arts Commission
  • Board of Adjustment
  • Committee on Disability Issues
  • Community Sustainability Commission
  • Design Review Board
  • iBisbee Committee
  • Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Transportation Advisory Council - Bisbee Bus

Services & Opportunities


Each year the Community Development Department challenges itself to improve services, expand opportunities and respond to the changing needs of the Bisbee community. The CDD not only meets these goals, but welcomes the unforeseen issues that require flexibility, creativity and dedication to address and solve. Worth noting are the number of ways that this department has partnered with other City departments on a variety of projects.

Forms & Applications


For copies of forms and applications needed for any development projects in the City of Bisbee, visit our Documents and Forms page.