Who we are

Helping protect and maintain an attractive, safe and healthy environment for our citizens

The Planning Department is responsible for: 

  • Helping to protect and maintain an attractive, safe, and healthy environment for our citizens
  • Addressing property development, safety, and land use activities within the City limits
  • Receiving guidance from the Planning Commission to achieve the City Council’s goals and objectives.

Related Pages

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission provides direction to the Planning Department to help protect, maintain, and develop an attractive, safe, and healthy environment. The Planning Commission aides in implementing the goals, objectives, and policies of the City as adopted by the City Council. … Read More

Building Inspector

JD DeMotte

479-313-5951

479-643-3400

Planning News

  • NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC May 18, 2020 The City of Elkins will remain closed until further notice. We will continue to be staffed and process payments via phone, mail, drop box, credit/debit cards or online payments. The Elkins Water Department has a link to make payments online. You can use this link or call the toll free telephone number 866-907-3587 https://nexbillpay.net/elkinswdar/BillPay/Sign In The Elkins District Court Payments can be made online at ARcourtpay.org or call 844-507-3631. The Elkins Police Department can be contacted for non-emergencies at 479-643-2600. Emergencies please call 911. The Elkins Fire Department can be contacted for non-emergencies at 479-643-2300. Emergencies please call 911. The following will open on May 18, 2020: • The City of Elkins will open all Bunch Park play areas to the public beginning May 18, 2020. The City of Elkins will open all RV camp sites to the public beginning May 18, 2020. The City of Elkins will begin selling Yard Sale permits to the public beginning May 18, 2020. Permit applications are available online at the City of Elkins website www.elkins.arkansas.gov. Exact change or check will only be accepted. Please call City Hall at the above number for instructions regarding receiving your permit.

    Please follow these guidelines for working with the City of Elkins at this time.

  • Please see the Court Page for specific instructions for those scheduled to appear in April.  All City of Elkins offices will be closed Friday, March 20, 2020 Effective March 23, 2020 Elkins City Hall, Elkins Water Department, Elkins District Court and Elkins Police Department will be closed to the public, this includes in-person payments for bills, fines and invoices. We will continue to be staffed, and they will process payments via the phone, mail or drop boxes. We will still issue permits and conduct normal business via phone and email. Customers may use the drop-boxes outside of the water department and district court (check or money order only) We will continue to process payments over the phone via credit/debit cards.   Police- 479-643-2600 Emergency- 911 Non-Emergency (after hours or no answer) 479-444-5700 City Hall- 479-643-3400 Water Department- 479-643-3121 District Court- 479-643-4170   District Court Credit/debit Payments Arcourtpay.org or 844-507-3631  

Upcoming Events

Jun
15
Mon
7:00 pm Planning Commission Meeting @ Elkins City Hall
Planning Commission Meeting @ Elkins City Hall
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Planning Commission Meeting @ Elkins City Hall | Elkins | Arkansas | United States
The planning commission meets the first and third Monday of every month at 7pm. </h2 Date Meeting/Agenda Year A M

Documents

TypeDocumentDate
ApplicationBuilding Permit Application (Info)2019-06-01 10:37
ApplicationBuilding Permit Fees (Info)2019-06-01 11:04
ApplicationCommercial Electrical Permit Application (Info)2019-06-01 10:33
ApplicationCommercial Gas Permit Application (Info)2019-06-01 10:36
ApplicationCommercial Mechanical Permit Application (Info)2019-06-01 10:35
ApplicationCommercial Plumbing Permit Application (Info)2019-06-01 10:34
ApplicationCurb-cut Permit Application (Info)2019-06-01 10:49
ApplicationFloodplain Development Permit Application (Arkansas) (Info)2019-06-01 10:46
ApplicationGrading Permit Application (Info)2019-06-01 10:47
ApplicationPlanning Commission – Conditional Use Application (Info)2019-06-01 10:38
ApplicationPlanning Commission – Lot Split Application (Info)2019-06-01 10:40
ApplicationPlanning Commission – Variance Application (Info)2019-06-01 10:44
ApplicationResidential Electrical Permit Application (Info)2019-06-01 10:32
ApplicationResidential Gas Permit Application (Info)2019-06-01 10:31
ApplicationResidential Mechanical Permit (Info)2019-06-01 10:30
ApplicationResidential Plumbing Permit Application (Info)2019-06-01 10:29
ApplicationSidewalk Permit Application (Info)2019-06-01 10:48
ApplicationSign Permit Application (Info)2019-06-01 10:50
GuidelinesContractors Law (2012) (Info)2019-06-01 10:58
GuidelinesGrading Permit Guide (Info)2019-06-01 10:58
GuidelinesLand Use Code (Info)2019-06-01 10:42
GuidelinesSetback Requirements (Info)2019-06-01 10:59

Contact

HOURS OF OPERATION

8:00am - 4:30pm

Monday-Friday

The Planning Department is located at 1874 Stokenbury Rd, Elkins, AR 72727 in Elkins City Hall.