Economic and Community Development

The Community Development Department is responsible for administering a variety of programs geared toward the development and revitalization of the City of Fairbury. The Department is also tasked with guiding orderly growth for the community by enforcing compliance with applicable regulations to meet the quality of life, health, and safety needs of the community. 

1.  Housing Authority (Parkview Apartments) Fairbury’s Housing Authority, Parkview Apartments, is a 60-unit income-based housing complex located near Fairbury City Park. 

2.  Housing Services The goal of the City of Fairbury’s Housing Services Division is to enhance the quality of life for all members of our community by increasing, improving and preserving the supply of housing in our city. 

3.  Planning & Zoning Department The Planning and Zoning Department performs a variety of services intended to protect, maintain, and develop an attractive, safe, and healthy environment. 

4.  Redevelopment:  The City of Fairbury encourages redevelopment and private investment in projects that strengthen Fairbury.  The redevelopment tools available to the City as defined by the State of Nebraska's Community Development Law, include blight/substandard designation, redevelopment plans and proposals, and tax increment financing.

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