Community Development

The Community Development Department provides planning, building, and economic development services for the City.

The Planning Division is responsible for long-range planning and development and permit review. The Planning Division assists the community to define and implement the City's vision.

The Building Division is responsible for taking in permit applications, administering the permit review process, issuing permits, performing inspections, issuing certificates of occupancy and code compliance. The Building Division has documents for you to download printable permit applications.

Economic Development is a key function of the Community Development Department. Learn more about how Longwood looks to support and attract businesses to the City of Longwood

  1. COVID19 Assistance Update!

    The Application process has begun! If your business has been affected have you applied? Read on...
  2. Updates on the CARES Act Loans Available for Small Businesses

    Applications are available for the COVID19 assistance loans. Please contact your financial personnel for direction. Read on...
  3. Governor Ron DeSantis issues an Executive Order

    In concert with the efforts of President Trump and the White House Coronavirus Task Force, and based on guidance provided by the Florida Surgeon General, all persons in Florida shall limit their movements and personal interactions outside of their homes. Read on...
  4. Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act

    The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. Read on...
  5. COVID-19 Business Survey

    If you own a business in the city of Longwood, please fill out the embedded survey in order for us to be able to communicate accurate information to our Economic Development Organizations and assistance groups. Read on...
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Community Development Director

Chris Kintner, AICP
(407) 260-3462
  1. Kristin Zack-Bowen

    Community Development Coordinator
    Phone: (407) 260-3462

  2. Tom Krueger

    Economic Development Manager
    Phone: (407) 260-3430

  3. Anjum Mukherjee

    Senior Planner
    Phone: (407) 260-3468

  4. Marie Regan

    Phone: (407) 263-2334

  5. Kevin Cyman

    Economic Development Coordinator
    Phone: (407) 263-2337

  1. Philip Kersey

    Building Official
    Phone: (407) 260-3461

  2. Corrinne Fail

    Permit Clerk
    Phone: (407) 260-3464

  3. Lisa Martin

    Permit Clerk
    Phone: (407) 260-3464

  4. Brittany Gelm

    Code Compliance Officer
    Phone: (407) 260-3465