The mission of Development Services is the progressive development of the commercial, industrial and residential areas of the city, thereby ensuring the planned orderly development of the city.
Development Services formulates, supervises, and administers the community planning program, guided by the City of Marshfield’s Comprehensive Plan. The community planning program includes short and long-range planning, land use regulations, annexations, and transportation system plans.
The Economic Development Division aims to develop a thriving local economy that will support business growth, employment opportunities, high quality of life, and environmental sustainability for the community.
Permits and Inspections
Inspectors at the City of Marshfield conduct inspections of newly constructed and existing buildings and their component plumbing, mechanical, and electrical systems to insure minimum standards to safeguard life, health and public welfare.
The City's Planning Division provides short and long-range planning with economic development projects related to the comprehensive plan, boundary agreements, business/Industrial Park Development and various special projects.