Community and Economic Development Department
38020 Meridian Ave
Dade City, FL 33525
The Community and Economic Development Department's mission is to promote public health, welfare and safety through improved aesthetics and urban design, enhancing the business community, and preserving neighborhoods by providing quality building and planning services that are efficient, comprehensive, and helpful. Our team consists of the following:
|Mike Barthle, Chief Building Official
|Noel Mercado, Code Compliance Officer
|Craig Hanson, GIS and Zoning Tech
|Evis Bushi, Planner II
BUILDING AND SAFETY SERVICES DIVISIONS
Also known as future land use, the Comprehensive Plan sets the vision for the development pattern in the City, including parks, streets, residential, commercial, and environmental protection. This link will take you to information regarding the City's Vision through the adoption of the Comprehensive Plan.
CURRENT PLANNING / DEVELOPMENT REVIEW
What is more commonly known as planning and zoning, 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, zoning amendments, and variances from the City's Land Development Regulations. The above link will take you to applications, the City's adopted Land Development Regulations (Code), and provides general information for Planning Services.
Click here to go directly to site plan applications, comprehensive plan petitions, zoning amendment petitions, annexation petitions, and the City's Land Development Regulations (Zoning Code).
BUSINESS TAX RECEIPTS (BTR)
All businesses operating within the City limits are required to register annually through the BTR process. Click the link for an application, available at the portal home: BUSINESS TAX RECEIPTS (formerly known as Occupational License). To view the ordinance which regulates BTRs, click: Business Tax Receipt Ordinance
Credit card payments will be charged a convenience fee of $3.50 for all transactions. Instructions for online payments: From the Portal Home Page search by name or Entity Number, Select view, Click Renew. Confirm Information and click renew. You will be directed to the online payment Center. Select Fees Tab, then Complete payee information, Click Make Payment, Complete Payment information.
PLANNING DIVISION'S FEE SCHEDULE
APPLY FOR A BUILDING PERMIT
Click the link above to apply for a permit online. Documentation required to be uploaded with your permit application can be found here.