Development & Community Services

El Mirage Development and Community Services

The El Mirage Development and Community Services Department ensures responsible planning within the current and future city limits, as well as engineering and other services. It is the goal of the Development and Community Services Department to provide quality development through quality customer service to all City of El Mirage customers.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT office works closely with businesses throughout all phases of the development process.  We work as a team to ensure your transition to starting, running, expanding or relocating a business in El Mirage is successful.

The Department also provides economic development services and assistance to businesses and industry desiring to locate in the City of El Mirage.  This includes identifying appropriate development sites and assistance in understanding the City's development processes and procedures. 

PLANNING AND ZONING's primary function is to ensure that projects are developed to government regulations and in accordance with development agreements. Long-range planning is achieved by following the City's General Plan; as changes and goals occur, the General Plan is periodically updated with input from staff, government agencies, neighboring communities and residents. The General Plan is a blueprint for future development and its impact on future growth and quality of life.

ENGINEERING is responsible for providing in-house professional, responsive, and cost effective municipal engineering services to the citizens of El Mirage, as well as other Departments of the City. Staff efforts are focused on providing a high level of expertise for designing/planning, advising, administering, and overseeing public improvements within the city.

SENIOR CENTER designed to provide quality care, resources and assistance to El Mirage senior citizens 55 years of age and better. We provide the opportunity to participate in an organized congregate meal program that will emphasize wellness, nutrition and healthy diets.

The activities and educational programs provide opportunities for seniors to maintain financial, physical and mental well-being. The Center enhances the participant’s lives by providing a positive, nurturing and supportive social environment.