Planning Department

The Planning and Development Services Department’s mission is to foster a dynamic, attractive and economically healthy city that is safe, diverse and livable for all. The Planning Division works to: Increase community livability and quality of life through the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Regulations

- Increase community livability and quality of life through the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Regulations
- Encourage development that incorporates quality urban design and protection of historic and natural resources
- Foster community dialogue and understanding of planning issues
- Ensure that development standards of the community are met with each development
- Collaborate with other agencies on planning issues

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Phasing Out Cash Payments

During the month of October, we will be phasing out cash transactions; checks and credit cards will continue to be accepted. Our soft effective date for non-cash payments is October 2nd. This policy will be official on October 16th and we will no longer be accepting cash as payment.

Our hours have changed to better serve you!

Effective January 30, 2017, our business hours are expanding to better serve our citizens. We are now open Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 5 PM. We also offer after-hours consultations by appointment. If you would like to schedule a meeting with us outside of normal business hours, please call 352-334-5022 or email cogplanning@cityofgainesville.org to make arrangements.


Planning Department

Department Head:
Wendy Thomas
Contact:
Phone: 352-334-5023
Fax: 352-334-3259
COGPlanning@cityofgainesville.org
Address:
P.O. Box 490
Station 12
32627-0490
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