Developer Resource Center

Construction project manager on phone with plans and tablet computer.Developer & Builder Related Information
Welcome to the City of Springfield’s Developers Resource Center. This virtual one-stop-shop is here to assist you in navigating between multiple city and Greene County departments that deal with development related projects.

Frequently Requested Projects
E-Plans
The City of Springfield has launched the first end-to-end electronic plan services initiative in the State of Missouri and has selected Avolve Software's ProjectDox for implementation. E-plans will benefit the city's business development by offering several cost and time saving efficiencies, including:
  • Improved communication with developers, contractors, design professionals and project stakeholders
  • Reduced administrative processing
  • Reduced printing and travel time
  • Streamlined plan review and permit approval
The city, in concert with City utilities (CU), will integrate its e-plans technology with existing permitting and document archival systems, reducing redundant data entry and enabling network and wireless data distribution to multiple city and CU departments. View the e-plans login screen.

E-Plans Videos
E-Plans Resources
More E-Plans Information
  • For building development services (building and public works infrastructure) e-plans projects contact Rick Garner via email, phone at 417-864-1061, or fax at 471-864-1109.
  • For zoning and subdivision e-plans projects contact Bob Hosmer.
Collaborative Community Development
What is CCD? It's our philosophy for making Springfield development-friendly and "open for business" by working collaboratively with private developers and designers to ensure high-quality, timely and safe projects become a reality in Springfield, Missouri.

The focus of this new philosophy is on communication and accountability in 3 key areas:
  • Project Design
    • The pre-application stage is the first opportunity for our staff to learn about the proposed project, and for applicants to learn how city ordinances, building regulations and site-based facts can assist you in developing your plan. City staff may provide ideas may provide ideas at this stage, but it is not staff's role to design a project.
  • Plan Review and Approval
    • By keeping open lines of communication, the city seeks to avoid any surprises between the pre-application and the formal submission of plans for review. Maintaining consistent personnel on both sides will help expedite projects as they move through the process.
  • Project Construction
    • Staff will inspect projects to ensure they comply with approved plans and City codes. Again, the City's intent is "no surprises."
Additionally, the city will seek continual feedback from the private sector on the quality of this process. The Deputy City Manager serves as the primary contact for this process.