Neighborhood Development

Services & Responsibilities

Through collaboration, Neighborhood Development guides the physical, economic and social development of Mesquite's neighborhoods toward an improved quality of life. Neighborhood Development implements policies and strategies to enable and foster neighborhood improvement, stability, and viability of the city's neighborhoods, concentrating on low and moderate income neighborhoods.

For more information please contact the Planning and Zoning Division at 972-216-6216.


Neighborhood Development will act as a catalyst for community building resulting in a diverse, sustainable and desirable neighborhoods in which to live, work, play and shop.

  • We embrace our community diversity.
  • We value historic preservation and our neighborhood heritage.
  • We seek citizen participation and representation, valuing the diverse opinions, opportunities and solutions for neighborhood enrichment.
  • We foster risk taking, creativity and innovation.
  • We incorporate ecological design to protect the environment and create a healthy and sustainable community.
  • We strive to maintain a mixed income population in our neighborhoods and are committed to providing a variety of housing options.
  • We value members of the faith-based community as important partners.
  • We value professional development of staff.
  • We are accountable to residents and each other.
  • We are advocates for the alleviation of poverty and social justice.

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