The Community Development Department oversees every phase of development within the City. From the design of buildings to the infrastructure to serve it, to the use of buildings, to the ongoing maintenance of properties, all questions regarding private property development and use can be directed to the Community Development Department. The Department is organized into the following divisions:
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.
The Planning Division is responsible for long-range planning and development and permit review. This division also assists the community to define and implement the City’s vision.
The Economic Development Division serves as the liaison for Longwood companies as well as coordinating the recruitment of new and retention of existing businesses
Click on the Divisions below for more information.