The mission of the East Orange Department of Policy, Planning and Development is "to enhance the quality of life for residents by promoting housing and economic development and revitalization through comprehensive planning and land use strategies and quality and timely delivery of services."
The department seeks to provide information and recommendations to city officials and general public to facilitate sound decision making about the growth and development of the City of East Orange fulfilling the City's vision of:
A healthy, diversified economy
A strong tax base
Opportunities for employment, entrepreneurship and economic development for all segments of the community