The Westfield Economic and Community Development Department is responsible for administering the Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Control Ordinance and the Building Codes for the City of Westfield and all of Washington Township. The department also issues building permits, performs construction inspections, enforces local codes, reviews development and construction plans and leads the efforts in both economic development and community planning.
Additionally, the Economic and Community Development Department is responsible for the coordination of the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA), the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) and the Advisory Plan Commission (APC). The Economic and Community Development Team establishes agendas, staffs public meetings, facilitates focus group discussions and is responsible for business attraction and retention efforts.
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