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Planning & Development
The Planning and Development Department has two primary functions for the City of Alliance - economic development and community development. The staff consists of professionals who have received the necessary training and education to implement programs and evaluate their outcomes. This department is committed to assisting its clients with their economic and community development needs.

Economic Development
This department is responsible for the administration of programs that assist companies in meeting their growth or relocation needs. The City of Alliance is part of a team that has made business development a priority for our community.

Our partners include the private sector, the State of Ohio, several regional economic development organizations, county agencies, and education institutions. For details’ concerning the City of Alliance’s economic development programs, see the Economic Development page.

Community Development
The Community Development is responsible for administrating Alliance’s Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG).Alliance is the recipient of CDBG funds on an annual basis and expends those funds in conformance with a consolidated plan submitted to HUD.

City programs that are funded annually with CDBG funds include Housing Rehabilitation and Code Enforcement. Alliance also grants funds to eligible applicants for projects that meet federal guidelines. For more information regarding the Community Development program, see the Community Development page.

Notice to Public of Request for Release of Funds 2017

FY-2016 C.A.P.E.R Public Notice
FY-2016 C.A.P.E.R. Document - DRAFT
FY-2016 C.A.P.E.R. Report - DRAFT

FY-2013 Consolidated Annual Performance And Evaluation Report (C.A.P.E.R)
FY-2015 CDBG Action Plan

FY-2016 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Application
Playing by the Rules CDBG Handbook
Community Needs Assessment Survey(Take survey online)

Stark County Fair Housing - Valerie Watson - 330-451-7775
Fair Housing Information

Joe Mazzola 

504 E. Main St.
Alliance, Ohio 44601

Ph: (330) 829-2235
Fx: (330) 821-9362

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm