Planning & Zoning

To speak with a Planning & Zoning staff member call 954-630-4572, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For information regarding an address or folio number, call Gil Chaidez at 954-630-4478.

Questions about your zoning district?  Use the Interactive Zoning Map to find your address.

Services


The Planning and Zoning Division provides the following services:
  • Conducts special studies
  • Ensures proposed development uses are consistent and compatible with surrounding zoning districts and uses
  • Guides citizens, developers and builders in the processing of development approvals, including site plans, plats, rezoning, conditional uses, and variances
  • Maintains and updates the City's Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code
  • Maintains site data records (City's Code of Ordinances)
  • Provides technical assistance to the City Commission, Planning and Zoning Advisory Board, and Board of Adjustment
  • Presides over Development Review Committee (DRC)
  • Reviews site plans, plats, rezoning, and other land development applications to determine compliance with the City's Land Development Code regulations and Comprehensive Plan
  • Tracks and monitors development within the City

Development Review Committee (DRC)


The purpose of Development Review Committee (DRC) is for various City departments to complete a technical review of proposed developments and provide written comments for the applicant.
 
DRC Applications Received:

  • Land Use Plan Amendment -- Former Oak Tree Golf Course
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here.
  • Bahama Breeze -- Caribbean Restaurant Chain
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here.
  • PJ's Corner Pocket -- Bar/Package Store
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here.
  • CubeSmart -- Self-Storage Facility
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here
  • Clancy's Auto Body -- Auto Body Repair Facility
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here
  • Ceiba Group Multifamily Development -- 114-Unit Townhome Development
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here
  • Real Estate Office/Grocery Market -- DMUD Development
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here
  • TowerCom -- 120' Telecommunication Monopole
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here
  • Oakland Commerce Center II - Retail/Office/Commercial Buildings
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here
  • 43 East -- 8-Unit Townhome Development
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here
  • McDonalds -- Renovation to an Existing Establishment
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here.
  • The Shores -- Behavioral Health Hospital
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here.
  • ChainBridge Distillery -- Manufacturing various spirits in DMUD
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here.
  • Rezoning -- R-1 to R-2 - 1383 NE 34th Court
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here.
  • Rezoning -- R-1 to BP - 1951 NE 43rd Court
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here.
  • Variance -- 325 NW 32nd Street
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here.
  • Round Corner LLC-- Mixed-Use Development
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here.
  • O2 Oakland Apartments -- Mixed-Use Development
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here.
  • Event Space Conversion -- Conditional Use Application
    To view the application materials for this proposed application, click here.


 Mission


To ensure that properties meet or exceed development standards established by the City Commission through application of the Land Development Code and Comprehensive Plan.