To attract business, the City of Highland promotes its greatest assets: quality homes and residents with growing incomes. This is reflected strongly in the City of Highland Mission Statement, which in conjunction with the Highland Area Chamber of Commerce promotes "Come Home to Highland." This program serves as an Action Plan for City staff to follow in reviewing all commercial and residential projects.
Come Home to Highland Action Plan
The City of Highland is committed to the following Action Plan to facilitate and streamline the development project review process:
The fees to process entitlements should be a deposit, and an accounting of time by which staff processes the entitlement shall be provided to the project applicant within 30 calendar days of the project’s conclusion.
Upon acceptance of an application for an entitlement, the Community Development and/or Public Works Departments shall bring the application before the appropriate reviewing body within 90 days of acceptance barring special environmental, traffic or similar technical report requirements.
Fixed fees for plan checking and inspection services upon the issuance of permits.
Plan checking shall be limited to 30 working days. If it is determined that the plan check will exceed the 30 days, staff will notify the applicant within five days as to the reason why.
New Businesses Under this Process
New businesses in Highland processed under this plan include: