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Planning & Zoning

Planning and zoning activities are led by two teams under the umbrella of the Planning and Development Services Department

The Urban Planning & Historic Preservation team is responsible for long range planning, historic preservation, and other functions including:

  • Administration of the Comprehensive Plan & amendments to the Land Development Regulations
  • Administration of the Future Land Use Map and Zoning Map
  • Administration of the St. Petersburg Register of Historic Places, including Designation of individual landmarks and districts, Certificate of Appropriateness & Certificate to Dig
  • Administration of Ad Valorem Tax Exemptions for Historic Properties
  • Coordination of National Register of Historic Places & Florida Master Site File forms
  • Administration of the Community Planning and Preservation Commission

The Development Review Services team handles day-to-day zoning functions including:

  • Fielding zoning questions and processing Zoning Letters
  • Review of commercial and residential development plans
  • Processing zoning applications and administration of the Development Review Commission for variances, vacations, plats, redevelopments, site plans & special exception applications
  • Processing and evaluating Tree Removal and Zoning Permits including Signs, Alcohol, Sidewalk Cafes, Mobile Food Trucks, Pushcarts, Doggie Dining, and Docks

Contact us at: DevRev@stpete.org

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City of St. Petersburg
P.O. Box 2842
St. Petersburg, FL 33731

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