COMMUNITY and ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
38020 Meridian Ave
Dade City, FL 33525
Contact Melanie Romagnoli (email)
The Community Development Department's mission is to promote public welfare and safety, improve aesthetics through urban design, enhance the business community, and preserve neighborhoods by providing quality planning and growth management services that is knowledgeable, efficient, comprehensive, and helpful.
The Department consists of two divisions; The Comprehensive Planning Division and the Current Planning / Development Review Division. For more information on the Community Development Department, please click the links below:
The Comprehensive Planning Section of the Community Development Department is responsible for the development, evaluation and maintenance of the City's Comprehensive Plan. The City's Comprehensive Plan is a broad policy document that prescribes how the City will develop in future years.
CURRENT PLANNING / DEVELOPMENT REVIEW
The Current Planning Section of the Community Development Department is responsible for review and approval of current planning projects and analyzes requests for development approval of site and construction plans, subdivision plats and variances from the City's Land Development Code,
The City of Dade City is applying for Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery funding for the Dade Oaks Regional Stormwater Facility Upgrade. The grant application, in the amount of $3,360,000 will be submitted to the State of Florida Department of Economic Opportunity on August 30, 2019. The project entails the removal of approximately 97,000 cubic yards of dirt, and installation of stormwater infrastructure to reduce risk of flooding for the area. Stakeholders are invited to contact us with questions or comments about the project at 352-523-5050.
Under the Neighborhood Improvement Program, the City of Dade City uses an inclusive, collaborative planning process to develop neighborhood plans to assist neighborhood residents and other neighborhood stakeholders in: 1) identifying neighborhood strengths, challenges, and opportunities; 2) developing a shared neighborhood vision and goals; and 3) creating strategies and an action plan to move the neighborhood toward its vision.
NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING PHOTO GALLERY
RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS
We provide data and analysis to inform decision makers regarding growth management and planning issues at the state, regional and local level. We present census information and we monitor key indicators that tell us who we are and how we are changing as a city.