Community Development

Community Development Department

The Community Development Department is located at the Benton Municipal Complex at 114 S. East Street .

Our Staff

Brad Jordan, Director of Community & Economic Development  501-776-5938 or 5939  ext.119
Danny Ketchum, Civil Engineer 501-776-5938 or 5939 ext. 143
Jessica Teague, City Planner 501-776-5938 or 5939  ext.116
James Helton, Code Compliance Administrator 501-776-5938 or 5939 ext. 141
Mark Dunn, Building/Code Enforcement Inspector 501-776-5938 or 5939  ext.138
Anthony Boyer, Building/Code Enforcement Inspector 501-776-5938 or 5939  ext.142
Bobby Hahn, Code Enforcement Officer 501-776-5938 or 5939 ext. 140
Bruce Thomas, Code Enforcement Officer 501-776-5938
Tavia Douthard, Office Assistant 501-776-5938 or 5939  ext.144
Open, Administrative Assistant 501-776-5938 or 5939  ext.132

Helpful Links and Information

In order to view or download city ordinances, resolutions, or pre-annexation documents, you would need to follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the Search Records button.
  2. Select the link for City Clerk.
  3. Select Ordinance or Resolution
  4. Select the year of the ordinance you are searching for.
  5. Select the Ordinance or Resolution number you wish .

ATTN: Sign Contractors

When submitting an application for a sign permit be aware of the access to electricity for said property.  If electricity is not already provided to the proposed sign location, the responsibility of paying to have electricity provided by Benton Utilities falls on the contractor.