The City Development Department is responsible for a wide range of services, the major areas being the promotion of jobs in the local economy, the maintenance of the City's Road Network, Transportation facilities and Council properties and the control of development and building operations. We also undertake a variety of important policy and strategic functions and work in partnership with other departments and agencies in order to deliver major corporate objectives. We provide a wide range of services which are designed to both seek out opportunity and respond to the needs of the City as a whole.
Dundee is a key player in the Scottish economy, with strengths in sectors such as contact centres, digital media, financial services, life sciences, and the City Development Department occupies a key position within Dundee City Council.
The Department is ideally placed to assist in the delivery of the Council's objectives as set out in its Corporate Plan and assist in the Council's provision of services and leadership to the citizens of Dundee. Our multi-disciplinary approach continues to successfully work towards a common goal of creating and retaining jobs, raising the quality of life and improving the environment in the city.
The Department comprises 3 Divisions: