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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.


Imagine Clearwater Downtown Waterfront Master Plan

Let your voice be heard! Plan to attend a community workshop in August to help shape the vision for the Downtown Waterfront! For meeting dates CLICK HERE.

Community Development Board (CDB)Meetings

January 17
Agenda in PDF
Agenda with links
Consent Agenda
Case: TA2016-12004 - Ordinance No.: 8996-17 Review and recommendation to the City Council, of the establishment of a forclosure property registry and associated fee.

Archived CDB Meetings

Development Review Committee (DRC) Meetings
January 5, 2017
Archived DRC Meetings

US 19 Corridor Zoning District Development Standards Available for Public Review and Comment

The City of Clearwater has plans to make its portion of the US 19 corridor more economically vibrant, attractive and safe for people working, living and shopping along the corridor.
Click here to see the proposed Development Standards.

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.