Indian River County Florida
 
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Statement of Function
The County Planning Division consists of two sections - Long Range Planning and Current Development. Activities include updating and amending the Comprehensive Plan, implementing the comprehensive plan by updating and modifying land development regulations (LDRs); preparing Comprehensive Plan Evaluation and Appraisal Reports (EAR); undertaking special planning efforts (e.g. corridor and small area plans); reviewing, issuing, and tracking permits; maintaining a concurrency management system; approving site plans and plats; updating zoning, land use and other maps; and participating in a wide variety of ad-hoc groups, advisory committees, and boards to handle special issues and implement interlocal agreements and inter-governmental coordination policies. Areas of involvement also include affordable housing and zoning matters.

2016/2017 Goals and Objectives

Long Range Planning Section:

  • Review and process all Comprehensive Plan and rezoning requests promptly and efficiently.
  • Complete all economic development planning activities, concurrency applications, and traffic impact fee calculations and collections in a timely manner.
  • Complete all CDBG NSP activities.

Current Development Section:

  • Complete all development reviews in specified time frames (i.e. site plans, administrative approvals, and plats) in a manner that is efficient, implements the comprehensive plan and LDRs, is responsive to applicants, and involves all interested parties.
  • Accomplish all special planning projects, public school planning activities, and LDR changes in a timely manner.

Indian River County 2008 Comprehensive Plan Evaluation and Appraisal Report (EAR)
Each local government in the state must periodically assess the success or failure of its comprehensive plan, address changing conditions, and update its plan to reflect changes in state policy on planning and growth management. To assess its comprehensive plan, a local government must prepare an Evaluation and Appraisal Report (EAR).

Fair Housing Public Service Announcement
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