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Alan Stephenson

City of Phoenix


ALAN J. STEPHENSON is the Acting Director for the City of Phoenix Planning and Development Department.  The Planning & Development Department ensures that safe and legal structures are built in Phoenix and guides the physical development of the city through long-range planning efforts and zoning entitlements. In this capacity he oversees a staff of approximately 270 people and a budget of $41.5 million dollars.  Prior positions with the City include Assistant/Deputy Director and Zoning Administrator.  Alan has a Master of Environmental Planning and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.  He has also member of the American Planning Association, Urban Land Institute and the Congress for the New Urbanism.