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Mission: Assist the public in managing the development of the community in order to protect and preserve the quality of life, promote a sound economic base and appropriate design, and ensure safe construction, all in balance with the constraints of the City's environment and resources.


Lowell, Arkansas is a progressive community located in Northwest Arkansas. The city has an estimated population of 9,544. Northwest Arkansas has an estimated population of over 500,000. Located in the center of the metropolitan region, Lowell is considered to be the hub of Northwest Arkansas. The City is accessible from I-49 and is within a 20-minute drive of the Walmart Home office, Tyson Corporate Headquarters and the University of Arkansas. Lowell is home to JB Hunt Transport and many of the region’s transportation terminals.

Using an index number of 100 as the national average, the Northwest Arkansas area is ranked well below the national average at approximately 90 points in reference to our cost of living. The medium maximum temperature in Lowell is 71˚ and the medium minimum temperature is 47˚. The City has three parks with facilities for softball, baseball, soccer and an ABA certified BMX track. Lowell also has walking trails and a bank shot basketball court. Lowell is in the Rogers School District where Lowell elementary students will move on to attend Rogers Jr. High and High Schools. Lowell was recently ranked the second safest city in the state, and the number one City for best places to live in Arkansas.

Lowell's average household income is $66,994, one of the highest of any city in Northwest Arkansas! There are 718 firms located within the City. With the diversity of higher education offered in Northwest Arkansas through post-secondary schools such as the University of Arkansas, Webster University, John Brown University, NWA Community College, Harding University, Bryan College, and NWA Technical Institute, the region provides a vast opportunity to recruit an educated workforce.

We offer a developer-friendly atmosphere and a streamlined process that makes building in Lowell easy and enjoyable. The City has experienced a steady growth in businesses and housing developments in recent years, and with our perfect location and development friendly process, that growth is only expected to increase as more and more are relocating to Lowell.

We look forward to helping you develop in Lowell!

City Ordinances

City of Lowell Standard Notes

City of Lowell Standard Details

Click Here to see the 2020 Master Street Plan

Click here to see the 2023 Planning Schedule

Click here to see the Street Specs

Click here to see Land Development Code

Zion Lift Station Service Area Map

Signature Blocks - Plat Certifications

Signature Blocks - Plat Certifications

Official Zoning Map of the City of Lowell

Rogers/Lowell Vision 100 Comprehensive Plan

Preferred Tree List

Razorback Greenway - Construction Traffic Control - Final

Click HERE to download the Lowell Drainage Manual



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Karen Davis, PCED
Community Development Director


Lisa Groeper
Planning Coordinator


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216 N Lincoln St
Lowell, AR 72745
FAX 479-770-2106



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