City Departments

January 23, 2015, 1pm PST
A drastic overhaul of the planning and development processes in Philadelphia is, at least for now, on hold so stakeholders can have more time to analyze the proposal.
philly.com
November 12, 2014, 7am PST
Pittsburgh will attempt to spur economic development and streamline the city's permitting and code enforcement process by reorganizing the Bureau of Building Inspection.
Pittsburg Post-Gazette
September 29, 2014, 7am PDT
Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke will release the details of a proposal to consolidate planning and development approval authority into a new, cabinet-level city department.
Philadelphia Inquirer
June 25, 2010, 7am PDT
New York City is moving forward with a plan to create a singular clearinghouse of public agency information -- an effort to help improve the way city departments work together.
Urban Omnibus
January 19, 2010, 6am PST
This infographic from <em>GOOD</em> looks at how city departments can use technology to better share data, and improve communication with citizens and streamline city services.
Good
Feature
May 4, 2009, 5am PDT

City government is made up of many individual parts. Though they need to work together, they aren't typically very good at it -- especially in big cities.

Nate Berg