Building, Planning & Development

The Building, Planning, and Development Department is a key component to the growth of Auburn, both residentially and commercially. The department follows projects from inception to completion, including planning, permitting, and inspections. These projects can include commercial building and remodeling activities, new homes and remodeling activities, fences, pools, sheds, etc. As a department, we work with citizens, business owners, contractors, and developers to continue to make Auburn a great place to live, work and play. Questions? Please call or stop in! We are happy to help.

Current Public Notices

In an effort to keep the public informed on current developments the Auburn Building, Planning & Development Department will provide links to current projects. 

911 W. Auburn Dr. - Shed Time LLC

Unified Development Ordinance

The City of Auburn Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) is a document used as a guideline for traditional zoning and development within the City Limits and its Extra-territorial District. The document features development standards set forth by the Auburn Building, Planning & Development Department and approved by the Auburn Common Council and the Auburn Plan Commission. The document serves as a local policy instrument. It was last updated August 15, 2023.

Click on the link below to download the UDO in its entirety. 

Unified Development Ordinance