Committed To Becoming More Age-Friendly
Jackson United States of America
The City of Jackson’s plan for a sustainable community includes orderly land use and enhanced quality life to become more age-friendly. This will be achieved through the implementation of the City’s Comprehensive Plan, policy direction, and amendment & enforcement of city ordinances such as Complete Street Policy, Zoning Ordinance, Site Plan Review, Landscaping Ordinance, Subdivision Ordinance, and Historic Preservation Ordinance. We will promote the health, safety, and appearance of the City to become more age-friendly through permitting, inspections, and enforcement of adopted building codes, city ordinances, and ADA compliance. We will guide the delivery of decent housing, suitable living environments and neighborhood stabilization in the consideration of senior citizens, through the management of the City’s Housing and Urban Development allocations and the establishment of Fair Housing Ordinance. We will strive to provide safe, reliable, and efficient human transit systems to the citizens of Jackson for senior citizens. In addition, we hope to develop and secure all methods inclusive of growing businesses with BEAT (Business & Entrepreneurs Assistance Team) program to lead any person who is doing business with the City through the entire process, and to his/her satisfaction. The Department of Planning and Development’s stated mission is to plan and regulate the growth and development of the City of Jackson and enhance the quality of life for its citizens by developing and implementing strategic plans, programs, and regulations that address zoning, land use, housing & community development, business development, building code compliance, and public transportation to achieve human scale and equitable development.