Columbia (City of): Community Development Dept.

Partner Type

Local Government

Description and Mission

Columbia's Community Development Department consists of Building and Site Development, Neighborhood Services, and Planning and Zoning. The Department is your one stop shop for long range planning, development review, building safety, code enforcement, volunteer programs, and neighborhood development programs.


The mission of the Office of Neighborhood Services is to improve the quality of life for Columbia's residents through fairly and swiftly enforcing city codes related to residential life and build a sense of community by offering valuable volunteer opportunities, providing resources for neighborhood leaders to solve issues independently and managing donations to support our community. Planning & Development provides city planning and community development services to the community and other governmental agencies.

Contact Information:

701 E. Broadway

Columbia, MO
Phone: (573) 817-5050


How to Serve

I want to earn credit for service (through service-learning)

In order to earn credit while serving on this project, please contact the MU Office of Service Learning online by submitting this form or calling us at 573.882.0227.

I want to volunteer

If you want to volunteer with this agency, please contact them directly through the contact information listed above.