Development Services

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Planning

Administers and monitors compliance with the city's Comprehensive Plan, Land Development Regulations, Future Land Use Map, and more.

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Engineering

Oversees city construction projects, reviews permits to ensure compliance with design standards, generates maps and infographics using GIS and CADD, and consults on maintenance of public infrastructure.

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Building

Protects the public welfare as it relates to building constructions safety by implementing plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and other codes while ensuring compliance through inspections.

Have a question? Here are answers to the most frequently asked.

Technical Review Staff

City staff meet with applicants to review and discuss proposed projects on the 1st and 2nd Thursday of each month at 9 a.m. in the James W. Hathaway Chambers at 214 Sams Ave.

Applicant Submittal Deadline
Meeting Date
Applicant Resubmittal Deadline
June 23, 2022Aug. 4, 2022Dec. 2, 2022
June 30, 2022Aug. 11, 2022Dec. 9, 2022
Meeting CanceledSept. 1, 2022Meeting Canceled
Meeting CanceledSept. 8, 2022Meeting Canceled
Aug. 25, 2022Oct. 6, 2022Feb. 3, 2023
Sept. 1, 2022Oct. 13, 2022Feb. 10, 2023
Sept. 22, 2022Nov. 3, 2022March 3, 2023
Sept. 29, 2022Nov. 10, 2022March 10, 2023
Oct. 20, 2022Dec. 1, 2022March 31, 2023
Oct. 27, 2022Dec. 8, 2022April 7, 2023
Dec. 1, 2022Jan. 12, 2023May 12, 2023
Dec. 22, 2022Feb. 2, 2023June 2, 2023

Application materials shall be reviewed for completeness within five working days from the date of submittal. Only completed application packets will be accepted.

Technical review staff shall have 30 working days to review the plat and plans. Plans must be resubmitted in response to staff comments no later than 120 days after the original review.

News & Updates

Volusia County to assume development services for unincorporated residents effective July 1, 2022

Effective July 1, 2022, Volusia County will perform all permitting, application review, code enforcement, and public hearings for properties within unincorporated Volusia County as part of the Interlocal Service Boundary Agreement.

If you seek a building permit, subdivision, variance, or wish to submit a code enforcement violation, please contact Volusia County effective July 1, 2022 at the following phone numbers:

  • Building: (386) 626-6591
  • Subdivisions: (386) 736-5942
  • Variances: (386) 736-5959
  • Code Enforcement: (386) 736-5925

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If you reside in an orange area, please contact Volusia County for development services effective July 1, 2022. Download a PDF of this map here.

Unlicensed contractor activity is on the rise; here's how to protect yourself

March 24, 2022: The Development Services Department has recently observed a high volume of unlicensed contractor activity occurring within the city. Please protect yourself when considering a home improvement project by reviewing these tips.