Community Development

Photo Teresa Campo Communtiy Development The Community Development Division serves the City through the Planning & Development Department by promoting neighborhood revitalization, economic vitality, safe and healthy housing, environmental sustainability, and the application of planning principals to building a resilient community. 

Please contact us for more information or to express interest in partnering with Community Development in enhancing Monroe as a city that embraces community and plans for the future. 

Community Development represents the City in the regional federal grant consortium as well as other committees and work councils.  Community Development is responsible for the Annual Action Plan, which includes communities and non-residential partners, to develop and implement strategies for public facility improvements, land development, single-family housing rehabilitation development, multi-family housing, beautification, revitalization, and economic development.  As Community Development develops and implements policy through the code of ordinances, strategic planning, and research and development of action plans, resident input will be welcomed. Continue to check this page to find out about opportunities for participation, The Division regularly facilitates and conducts workshops and other planning outreach activities to develop strategies and recommendations that create economic vitality, revitalization, and community placemaking.

Mission Serve Revitalization Project Volunteerism and Partnership Project  - June 17, 2018.  Partnerships for electrical, plumbing and mechanical are still needed.

Find information here regarding Union County Monroe Community Development Block Grant Concord Avenue Infrastructure Project An engineering firm has been hired to begin the design phase for the sidewalks. Check back for more details.  In addition, the City has applied for funding for the construction; status is pending.

Monroe Union County Community Development Center  In partnership with the City of Monroe, this offers down-payment assistance for income-eligible households to develop land that the City partnered in acquisition.  Contact the CDC at (704) 283-9814 for more information.

Fair Housing is the Law  Know your rights as a tenant and as a landlord.  Download this pamphlet for more information.  

Love Your Downtown Event - Video to Be Posted Shortly.

Concord Avenue Revitalization Project - Ongoing, seeking public input and partnerships.

Community Development Action Plan - Meeting and Input Pending.

Winchester/Paradise Heights, Economic Vitality and Neighborhood Revitalization Project - Ongoing.

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