Planning & Community Development Department

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Responsibilities & Services

Staff of the Community Development Department coordinates with surrounding local governments as well as regional, state and federal agencies to ensure that the City's planning, zoning and development policies and practices are contemporary, progressive and well-informed.

The department administers the Comprehensive Plan; Zoning, Subdivision and Land Development Regulations; Sign and Advertising Structure Regulations; and conservation programs, including trees and native vegetation regulations. The department also administers several grants, including the Community Development Block Grant, and various economic redevelopment initiatives.

Additionally, staff works closely with staff from the Building, Public Works and Public Utilities Departments to review applications for various types of development permits. Staff is available to provide procedural information to the public and support to the Community Development Board and the City Commission.

  1. Planning/Community Development

    Physical Address
    800 Seminole Road
    Atlantic Beach, FL 32233

    Phone: 904-247-5800
    Fax: 904-247-5845

    Hours

    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.