Planning & Development Department
The Planning and Development Department is divided into two divisions:
The Building Division is responsible for the oversight of all building construction within the corporate limits of Branson. The City of Branson has adopted the 2009 ICC Codes Series and the International Code Series. The Building Department enforces the regulations contained in these codes.
The Planning Division is responsible for the oversight of all land use and development within the corporate limits of Branson.
The Planning and Development Department is committed to firm, fair, consistent, cooperative partners with the development community.
The City of Branson has several areas that are subject to ‘100 year flood’ water levels. Branson is a member in good standing with the National Flood Insurance Program. Permit applications are reviewed for compliance with the National Flood Insurance program regulations. For information regarding floodplain requirements for your project please contact the Planning and Development Department at 337-8549.
The following codes have been adopted by the City of Branson Board of Aldermen to help ensure the health, safety and welfare of our citizens and visitors.
2009 International Residential Code
2009 International Fire Code
2009 International Building Code
2009 International Property Maintenance Code
2006 International Electrical Code Administrative Provisions
2009 International Mechanical Code
2009 International Plumbing Code
2008 National Electrical Code
2009 International Fuel Gas Code
ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003 edition
Local Amendments to Adopted Building Codes
All City of Branson ordinances are available by clicking the "Municipal Codebook" link on the left of this page. For added convenience, a few of the frequently asked for ordinances have been provided below:
Chapter 70 SIGNS
Chapter 410 ZONING DISTRICTS
Chapter 66-151 Article III TREES
Chapter 66 Article IV LANDSCAPING, BUFFERING AND CLEARING