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Planning and Development Department

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The Planning and Development Department aligns with the City Council’s Strategic Direction of facilitating development of the economy through diversifying the economic base, increasing economic opportunity and fostering community engagement. These goals are achieved by working with our citizens and business community to plan, build and maintain a vibrant, competitive and livable Clearwater with an emphasis on professional customer service, education and safety.

The Community Development Board Meeting is being held at the City of Clearwater Main Library located at 100 N Osceola Avenue.

The next submittal day is September 03, 2019 before noon

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Corrected Live  CDB Agenda August 20, 2019

CDB Consent Agenda August 20, 2019


LIVE Community Development Board Meeting Agenda July 16, 2019

CONSENT AGENDA Community Development Board July 16, 2019


Special Community Development Board Meeting Agenda June 25, 2019

Archived Community Development Agenda

Flood Maps are Changing, and 90-Day Appeals Process Started May 2


Construction Services / Building

Permits, Inspections, Plan Review, Building Resources and Elevation Certificates

Development Review / Zoning

Zoning Information, Site Plan Review, Development Review Committee, Community Development Board, Signs, Temporary Use Permits, Fences, Recommended Residential Trees, Permit, Land Clearing and Grubbing

Business Tax Receipts

(formerly known as Occupational Licenses)

New Business Licenses, Business Registration, Business Tax Receipt Renewals and New Business Search

Long-Range Planning

Comprehensive Planning, Special Area Plans, Rezoning's, Annexation and Historic Preservation

Code Compliance

Report a Violation, Most Violated Code Requirements, Municipal Code Enforcement Board and Citizen's Guide to Code Enforcement

Contact Information

Send comments directly to Planning & Development

General contact phone number: (727) 562-4567

Code Compliance Division: (727) 562-4720

24 Hour Inspection Line:  (727) 562-4580

Hours of Operation:

Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Customer Service Hours:
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday

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Planning & Development
Municipal Services Building,
Second Floor
100 S. Myrtle Ave.
Clearwater, FL 33756