Development Department

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The Development Department consists of three Divisions: Building-Safety and Code Enforcement, Engineering and Planning. Please visit each of the division’s webpage for their services.

Office Hours:

The Development Administration office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The office is located at 500 Poplar View Parkway, in the Town Hall. When entering Town Hall please go to the right (east) and enter the Development Services Lobby.


The Development Administration telephone number is (901)457-2300.

Development Department’s Vision, Mission & Values:

The department’s vision, mission and values are as follows:

VISION – A built environment that will rank Collierville among the nation’s best places in terms of quality, appeal, and functionality.

MISSION – Provide the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, the appointed Boards, our citizenry, and the business community with the highest degree of professionalism, expertise, objectivity, and efficient process management to reach good decisions that promote the development of quality, character, and functionality in Collierville’s built environment.

VALUES – Responsiveness, Accountability, Integrity, Fairness, Consistency, Trustworthiness, Financial Responsibility, Civility, Respect, Customer Friendly, Practical Solutions, Leadership and Professionalism.


The Development Department’s Functions:

The Development Department's major business functions include:

  • Long range planning that will ensure orderly and timely development of land that is properly served with infrastructure (roads, stormwater, water, and sewer).
  • Capital planning for roads and stormwater facilities.
  • Civil engineering, design and project management for capital investment projects related to Town facilities and infrastructure.
  • Administer the Town's development and design regulations to ensure that quality private development is approved in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • Building construction plan review and inspections to enforce life safety codes.
  • Site and infrastructure plan review and inspections to ensure that roads and utilities meet or exceed professionally recognized design standards.
  • Zoning and property maintenance code enforcement for the upkeep of private property