Planning Department

COVID-19 Update

Due to the COVID-19 virus our walk in operations have been suspended until further notice. Please call 352-334-5023 or e-mail cogplanning@cityofgainesville.org and a staff person will respond ASAP to schedule an inspection or assist you with applying for a permit online.

Effective March 25, 2020: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, virtual inspections will be required to be done on most inspections.

Please Note: All advisory board meetings scheduled for the months of March and April are cancelled. 

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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COVID-19 Update

Due to the COVID-19 virus our walk in operations have been suspended until further notice. Please call 352-334-5023 or e-mail cogplanning@cityofgainesville.org and a staff person will respond ASAP to schedule an inspection or assist you with applying for a permit online.

ProjectDox 9.1 Upgrade

We are pleased to announce that we have upgraded to ProjectDox 9.1 for our online plan review. We appreciate everyone's patience during this upgrading process. If you were unable to attend the New Features Training, you can still view the information below.