The Planning and Zoning Division is charged with management and coordination of all land development activities in Leesburg, responding courteously and efficiently to all customer needs with proactive planning practices based on adopted state and municipal regulations and statutes. The division conducts the review of new development projects and renovations, reviews and makes recommendations for rezoning, conditional use, variance, site plan and subdivision applications.
Applications are reviewed for completeness and compliance with state and city land development codes and comprehensive plan. The division also prepares and presents cases and requests to the Planning Commission, City Commission and Historic Preservation Board. The Planning and Zoning Division addresses questions from the public and other government agencies about the City's land development rules and procedures, assessing water and wastewater impact fees, and distributes building and site plans among City departments.