Learn more about the work being done by each Division of Development Services and our Citizen Committees. Find information about the permitting requirements for each Division and contact information to schedule a building or rental inspection, schedule a meeting with the Site Plan Review Team, or meet with the Planning Division for development assistance.
PERMITTING & APPLICATIONS
Select this link for application forms, submission information, and helpful checklists to assist with getting you through the permitting process. See the Permit Application Guide and Fee Structure on this page to determine which application you need and which Division to contact for questions on specific permitting requirements.
GIS, MAPS, & LOCATION INFORMATION
Use our Geographic Information System (GIS) map to learn about Zoning Districts, Overlay Districts, and land use restrictions. Learn more about requirements for development where Overlay or land use restrictions are present.
Welcome to Tupelo! All commercial occupancy, construction, rental, and land use activities within the City of Tupelo require a permit from the Department of Development Services. You can find information about the Department’s services and applications here. We are happy to help guide you through these processes. Thank you for choosing Tupelo to work, play, live, and enjoy all that we have to offer together.
Ordinances regulating the review of permitted activities are facilitated the Department of Development Services through the Permitting, Planning and Zoning, Building, and Code Enforcement Divisions. Please visit the link above for Department of Development Services Division information or select the link below for contact information to answer your questions or for assistance with your application. Also find quick answers to common questions about permitting, lot maintenance, housing, commercial development, and more at the Frequently Asked Questions link.
DEVELOPMENT CODE & COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
Standards for all development in the City of Tupelo is regulated by the City of Tupelo Development Code where specifics on required dimensions, design, and location based allowed uses, for example, can be found. These standards implement the goals of the current Comprehensive Plan which outlines strategic plans for growth in the City.
DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS & INCENTIVES
The City of Tupelo is growing and we are excited to offer tax abatement incentives and funding for City projects that provide opportunities to direct growth in line with the City’s Comprehensive Plan. See the links below for application information and City amenities to encourage your family or business to find a home with us. Find more information at the Tupelo Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (www.tupelo.net), Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association (www.tupelomainstreet.com), and the Community Development Foundation (www.cdf.org).
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