Planning & Zoning

To speak with a Planning & Zoning staff member call 954-630-4333, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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.

Neighborhood Traffic Committee
The purpose of the Neighborhood Traffic Committee is to administer, evaluate, and implement applications for residential traffic calming and street closures and apply them to the proposed modification of local streets within residential neighborhoods submitted by a neighborhood group. For more information, please call 954-630-4343.

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