Community Development Team

The Community Development Department provides services to the citizens of Hayden for all issues related to land use planning and zoning for the City of Hayden, as well as managing and approving all aspects of building activities and regulations within the City limits and administering the International Building Code and Code Enforcement. 

The Community Development Department works in conjunction with the City Engineer and Public Works Director to be responsible for all City related infrastructure design approval, construction and oversight to include development approval.

Development Team
 Melissa Cleveland
Community Development Director 
 (208) 209-2021
Scott Haen
Building Plans Examiner & Inspector; Code Enforcement
 (208) 209-2027
Bobby Washburn
Building Plans Examiner & Inspector
 (208) 209-2023
 Beverly Wester
Building Permit Tech
 (208) 209-2022
 Donna Phillips, GISP
Senior Planner
 (208) 209-2020
 Shannon Drappo
Assistant Planner
 (208) 209-2019
Deborah Shaver
Administrative Assistant
(208) 209-2022
 Rob Wright
City Engineer
(208) 209-1079


In addition to assisting the public, other functions of the department are as follows:

  • Code Enforcement in support of Hayden City Code
  • Community Development Initiatives including but not limited to economic development projects, feasibility studies, project development and management.
  • Contract Services to include but may not be limited to providing administrative, technical, and project support to the Hayden Urban Renewal Agency.
  • Development Proposals and Zoning Administration to provide technical assistance and review of annexation proposals, planned unit developments, subdivisions, special use permits, zone map and zone text amendments, commercial site plans, etc.
  • Grant Writing in support of City projects and initiatives.
  • Long Range Planning to include Imagine Hayden


Contact Us  
 Phone:  (208) 209-2022
 Email:  planning@cityofhaydenid.us
 Hours:  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Days:  Monday - Friday