The Community Development
division is responsible for providing support to the
community through Code Enforcement, the Action
Center and by interpreting and implementing the General Plan as adopted by the
Commission. This consists of processing applications for land
development, including environmental assessment, architectural and landscaping review and
commercial sign requests.
Justin Debruin Dept: Planning-Code Enforcement Position: Community Development Director Justin DeBruin is the Community Development Director for the City of Shawnee. He has been an employee with the City since August of 2013, holding prior positions as the Assistant City Planner and Planning Manager for the Community Development Department. Before coming to work for Shawnee, Justin, as a member of the University of Oklahoma Regional and City Planning Studio, worked alongside the University of Oklahoma Institute for Quality Communities to develop “Reimagine downtown,” the 2012 downtown revitalization plan for the City of Shawnee.
Justin is an AICP certified Planner who holds a master’s degree in Regional and City Planning from the University of Oklahoma with a dual concentration in Urban Design and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). He lives in Shawnee with his wife and son.
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