The Community Vitality Department is comprised of the City’s Economic Development Office, Planning & Zoning, and the Building Department. These City departments focus on short and long-term growth and development within Cañon City including:
Building construction, permitting, and inspections
Community revitalization and economic development
Current planning and zoning, including the subdivision of land
Long-term strategic planning
Quality of Life
We strive to improve the short-term quality of life in our community and to sustain long-term economic vitality of Cañon City for future generations.
Cañon City is a vibrant, attractive, and safe community that values quality of life, adventure, and prosperity.
A new Strategy Map for the City was introduced to the council during the December 9, 2020, General Government Meeting. This new Strategy Map implements a balanced scorecard with measurable goals focusing on both customer and financial perspectives.