Planning & Development
The Planning & Development Department manages city planning & zoning, economic development, building permits & inspections, mapping, and code compliance.
Director of Planning & Development
The City of Nixa promoted Scott Godbey to Director of Planning & Development effective November 14, 2022. Godbey previously served as a Planner in the city’s development department since August of 2018.
Godbey started his career with 9 years of service in the U.S. Army, including 2 overseas deployments. In 2018, he graduated from Missouri State University with a B.S. in Community & Regional Planning. Godbey previously interned at the Ozarks Transportation Organization before joining the City as a Planner. He is a Certified Flood Plain Manager and is working to become accredited by the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Chief Building Inspector