Planning Division

To assist the City in maintaining its Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code in a professional and progressive manner reflective of the community values and needs.

About the Planning Division

The Planning Division is under the direct supervision of the Community Services Director. The City Planner performs the technical and administrative work required to develop, maintain, and administer the Land Development Code and Comprehensive Plan.

The office is responsible for the following:

  • Reviewing public and private development proposals, including but not limited to:
    • Annexations
    • Comprehensive Plan Amendments
    • Future Land Use
    • Rezoning
    • Site Plans
    • Special Exceptions
    • Variances
  • Providing technical support to:
    • Beautification Board
    • Board of Adjustments
    • City Council
    • Planning and Zoning Board
  • Targeting and assisting in the development of Community Redevelopment Areas
  • Representing the City on growth and development committees, including:
    • Volusia Council of Governments Smart Growth Technical Advisory Committee
    • Volusia County School District ILA and CSA Technical Committees
    • Volusia County Transportation Planning Organization Technical Coordinating Committee