Planning & Development


The mission of the Planning Department is to manage the land development and permitting processes of Centerton in an efficient and effective manner by advising boards, assisting applicants for developments, and enforcing land use and related regulations, with the goal of saving the city from unnecessary expenses in the future to correct development problems and to protect the citizens' investment in property.

This office primarily provides:

  • Long-range land use planning;
  • Oversight of current planning;
  • Administration and enforcement of land use ordinances and regulations (zoning, subdivision and development, watershed, floodplain management, junkyard, communications towers, off-premise signs, and mobile home regulations).


Code Requirements

Drainage Manual

Forms, Applications & Checklists


Flood Information


Comprehensive Plan

Comp Plan Overview Presentation


2021 Submittal & Meeting Dates Calendar

Please note the Submittal & Meeting Dates Calendar is subject to change as we monitor the current situation on a daily basis. Please continue to check for changes in meeting and planning dates. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding. 


The Planning Department serves as support staff for the Planning Commission & Board of Zoning Adjustment. A copy of the full agenda packet for Planning Commission meetings will be posted on the Planning & Zoning website. 

Planning & Zoning meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6pm in the City Hall Community Room.


NOTICE OF CHANGES TO PUBLIC MEETINGS: Due to the related health and safety concerns of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Centerton City Council & Planning Commission will be conducting public meetings virtually to better accommodate community comment and participation. The health and safety of our community, especially those most at risk, is of primary importance. To support the practice of social distancing, public meetings will be held by virtual participation. Click here for more information. 

Contact Info

Lorene Burns
Planning Director
290 N. Main St.
479-795-2750 ext. 22

Dianne Morrison Lloyd
Senior Planner
290 N. Main St.
479-795-2750 ext. 21

Donna Wonsower
Planner II
290 N. Main St.
479-795-2750 ext. 34

Renee Biby
Planner II
290 N. Main St
479-795-2750 ext.29