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Planning & Development
Municipal Services Building,
2nd Floor
100 S. Myrtle Ave.
Clearwater, FL 33756

Development Service Center: (727) 562-4567
Code Compliance: (727) 562-4720

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Hours of Operation:
Development Service Center:
  Mon.-Tues. 8:00am-4:30pm
  Wed. 8:00am-2:30pm
  Thurs.-Fri. 8:00am-4:30pm
Code Compliance:
  Mon.-Fri. 8:00am-5:00pm

Planning and Development

The Planning and Development Department works with our citizens and business community to plan, build and maintain a vibrant, competitive, and livable Clearwater with an emphasis on professional customer service, education and safety.


Urban Land Institute Advisory Panel
Documents and Presentation

The City of Clearwater contracted with the Urban Land Institute (ULI) to evaluate the city's vision and strategies for the development of the downtown. The briefing book, initial report, and the video presentation can be found here.

Development Service Center

Construction Services / Building

Permits, Inspections, Plan Review, Building Resources, Elevation Certificates

Development Review / Zoning

Zoning Information, Site Plan Review, DRC and CDB, Signs, Temporary Use Permits, Fences, Tree Protection & Permit, Land Clearing & Grubbing

Business Tax Receipts (formerly known as Occupational Licenses)

New Business Licenses, Business Registration, Business Tax Receipt Renewals, New Business Search

Long Range Planning

Comprehensive Planning, Special Area Plans, Rezonings, Annexation, Historic Preservation

Code Compliance

Report A Violation, Most Violated Code Requirements, Municipal Code Enforcement Board, Citizen's Guide to Code Enforcement

Not sure which division can help?
Call 727-562-4567.