The Comprehensive Planning Section regulates the orderly expansion of the City through long-range planning activities as well as studying the established uses to ensure their continued benefit. .
The Comprehensive Plan provides the guidance for development in the City for the next twenty years. The plan serves as our guide in making short-term land use decisions and informs our work in preparing development regulations.
Land Development Section
The Land Development Section is responsible for providing information and guiding developers, architects, and the general public through the site development approval process. The Section analyzes requests to ensure compliance with the City’s Land Development Regulations and makes recommendations on development proposals, special exceptions, variances, and changes of zoning that affect the general welfare of the City of New Smyrna Beach.