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The Department of Community Development is comprised of Engineering, Planning, Economic Development and Special Events. The divisions of Planning, Engineering and Economic Development work together to guide and manage the growth and development of the City of Lowell and enhance the quality of life for the city’s residents, visitors and businesses.

Lowell Parks Master Plans

Federal Highway funds and Title VI compliance

Lowell Complaint Form.pdf
Lowell Complaint Procedure .pdf
Lowell Nondiscrimination Template.pdf
Lowell Standard Title VI Non-Discrimination Assurances.pdf



To ensure that Lowell fully focuses on the future and remains an “Open for Business” community.

To 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, ensure appropriate design, and safe construction, all in balance with the constraints of the City's environment and resources.

To achieve and maintain the most reasonable, dynamic and robust business climate in the Northwest Arkansas community, by aggressively pursuing all avenues of growth for new and existing businesses, towards the goal of maximizing employment opportunities, tax base and quality of life.


Lowell, Arkansas is a progressive community located in the Northwest Arkansas metropolitan region. As of the 2020 census, the city had a population of 9,839. Northwest Arkansas has an estimated population of over 500,000. Located in the center of the NWA metropolitan region, Lowell is considered to be the hub of Northwest Arkansas. The City is accessible from I-49 and highway 71B and is within a 20-minute drive of the Wal-Mart 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.

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, 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 2024 Planning Schedule

City of Lowell Street Specifications

Click here to see Land Development Code

Zion Lift Station Service Area Map

Signature Blocks - Plat Certifications

Signature Blocks - Plat Certifications

Road Improvement Fee Chart

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



Certificate of Occupancy Application.pdf

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Karen Davis, PCED
Development Director


Lisa Groeper
Planning Coordinator


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216 N Lincoln St
Lowell, AR 72745



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