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The Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for monitoring compliance with and administering the County's Comprehensive Plan in accordance with Florida Statutes and Florida Administrative Code. Planning and Zoning ensures that adequate infrastructure and basic services are available to support new development and assists customers in complying with the County's Land Development Regulations, Comprehensive Plan, and related ordinances through a managed review process. Planning and Zoning also provides technical data and recommendations for land development proposals to the Board of County Commissioners, Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment and the Development Review Committee. Additionally the department processes applications for County’s the local business tax.

 


 

Land Development Regulations

      Revised May 24, 2016

 

 

 

 


How To Win Land Development Issues  

  A Citizens Guide to Preserving & Enhancing Quality

  of Live in Developing Areas Through Responsible

  Growth Management

 

 

 


 

Florida Planning Officials Handbook

Florida Resilient Communities Initiative

University of Florida

October 2015

 

 

 


 

Comprehensive Plan

Elements

 

 

 

 

 


 

Engineering Standards

 

 

 

 

 


 

Certificate of Use Application Form Part 1 and 2

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Contacts

Earl Hahn
Development Director
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Ph:   863-993-4806

Second Floor, Administration Building
201 E Oak Street, | Suite 204
Arcadia | Florida | 34266
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Kathy Heitman
Planning, Zoning, Permitting
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Ph:   (863)993-4806
Fax:  (863)491-6163

Suite 204
201 E. Oak Street | Arcadia | Florida | 34266
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Department News

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING and Planning Commission Meeting, September 6, 2016
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