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The New Comprehensive Plan: The City is in the process of updating the current Comprehensive Plan and strongly encourages the public to take part in this important process. The update includes Community Workshops on varying topics of interest. Be sure to visit alwaysdelray.com, the website dedicated to this effort. The next Community Workshop will take place on Wednesday, March 15th at 6pm at the Old School Square "Fieldhouse". Registration begins at 5:45pm; topics will be Historic Preservation and Housing. Transportation and Healthier Communities will be discussed during a Community Workshop on Saturday, April 29, 2017. (Updated March 15, 2017)

Pre-Application Meetings & Application Submittal Process: 
All submittals for Class III, IV, or V Site Plans, FLUM Amendments, Rezoning, Annexations, Major Plats, Variances, and LDR Text Amendments will require a pre-application meeting with a Senior Planner for review of completeness. All applications requiring review by the Historic Preservation Board will require a pre-application meeting with the Historic Preservation Planner. If the submittal package is complete, it will be accepted for processing. If the submittal is deemed incomplete, the application will not be accepted until it can be deemed complete. (Updated January 10, 2017)

Department Online Updates:
 As of October 1, 2015, the Planning and Zoning Department combined with the Building Division (formerly of the Community Improvement Department) to create the Planning, Zoning, and Building Department. Staff is working to provide all the necessary information and tools online to better assist the public. Continue to check back for more updates as we will follow-up with additional information and resources. (Updated July 13, 2016)

Presentations: All presentations requiring the City’s computer MUST be submitted to the Project Planner by NOON the day prior to the scheduled meeting. Presentations for a City Commission meeting must also be copied to the City Clerk's Office at agcoordinator@mydelraybeach.com. The City laptops will not accept or recognize any jump drives inserted without prior scanning by the City's IT Division.  There will be a zero tolerance policy on this. (Updated July 13, 2016)

Electronic Submittals: ALL application submittals & resubmittals must include a digital copy of the entire submittal package on either a CD or jump/flash drive. If additional information and/or revisions are required, then a complete and updated digital copy must also be included. (Updated February 8, 2016)

CBD Guidelines & Associated LDR Amendments: The adopted Delray Beach Central Business District Architectural Guidelines are now available, along with a complete copy of the new CBD Regulations, LDR Section 4.4.13 on the Central Business District link to the left.  (Updated November 25, 2015)

LDR Amendments and Updates: Staff is in the process of updating the LDRs for amendments adopted by the City Commission since October 1, 2014. All adopted Ordinances have been listed on the Land Development Regulations page. (Updated November 25, 2015)

Fees: At its meeting of October 6, 2015, the City Commission adopted Ordinance 20-15 which provided for a new Land Development Regulation Application Fee Schedule. These fees are now applicable to all development applications submitted. (Updated October 7, 2015)
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