Planning & Zoning

To speak with a Planning & Zoning staff member call 954-630-4423, 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
  • For questions on zoning verification letters, please contact: Rick Buckeye, 954-630-4345 or by e-mail 

Outdoor Storage and Fencing Incentive Program:  
Outdoor Storage and Fencing Incentive Program Application
Outdoor Storage and Fencing Community Meeting -- February 27, 2019

For more information, please contact:
Melissa Alvarado

Residential Zoning

Oakland Park has new compatibility-oriented zoning regulations for residential districts.  Click here to view the new guide sheet on these new standards.

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.

Current Maps

Current Studies

Neighborhood Participation Meetings (REMOTE)

Current Development Applications: 

View Interactive Map of Current Development Applications

Residential Applications 

Commercial Applications   

Institutional Applications  

Mixed-Use Applications

 ***Archived Projects***


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