Department of Community Services (DCS)

The Department of Community Services (DCS) is responsible for Engineering and Public Works, Code Administration [Code/Construction/Planning/Zoning], and the City’s Environmental Initiatives and serves as the single point of contact for all property and land development issues.
  1. Code Administration

    The Division of Code Administration serves to ensure proper implementation of the state-mandated Uniform Construction Code, which helps guarantee safe structures for all building construction, renovation, alteration, or demolition.

  2. Planning & Zoning

    Discover information about various planning and zoning applications, forms, ordinances and government reports.

  3. Public Works

    The Division of Public Works contains various units that maintain City streets, shade trees, storm and sanitary sewers, traffic signals, public parks, buildings, and grounds.

  4. Engineering

    The Division of Engineering manages city infrastructure projects, including road improvements, curb and sidewalk projects, and city sanitary and storm sewer systems. The division also provides general guidance to property owners, in addition to keeping and updating the City’s official tax maps, preparing and maintaining sanitary and storm sewer maps, and other related files.

  5. Environmental Initiatives

  6. DCS Photos

    Browse photos of City properties, Community Services operations, storm and snow operations and disaster operations.

  1. Volunteer to help keep Summit’s tree population strong

    The Shade Tree Advisory Committee is looking to assemble a small group of volunteers to help with the removal of tree suckers (small branches that grow at the base and on the trunk of trees) from the city’s tree population. Read on...
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DCS Responsibilities

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