Planning & Development

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The City of Tampa Development Services team is operational and ready to serve. Please click the 'Frequently Asked Questions’ button below for more details.

All construction and development projects (public, private, institutional, residential, and commercial) for new buildings or renovations are deemed essential infrastructure and are authorized to continue subject to certain safety precautions and new operating procedures outlined below.

You can reach our team Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm at 813-274-3100 or by e-mail.

You can find a staff directory here Contacts Email Listing.

Please check this site frequently as we are updating our guidance daily.

Mayor Castor’s Development Services Advisory Team

Check out updates to our progress

Vidaris Report - A professional services engagement to guide implementation and additional assessment of the Mayor's Advisory Report recommendations (October 2019 - February 2020)

Planning Grant
Public Comment Requested

The City of Tampa Planning & Development Department is seeking public comment on a proposed application for a planning grant to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to evaluate current land use policies and regulations affecting development within the City of Tampa’s Hurricane A and B Evacuation Zones.

Learn more about the proposed City of Tampa CBDG-MIT Planning Grant and submit your comments.

The City of Tampa Department of Planning and Development's overall department function is to ensure safe and affordable housing and commercial structures that are compatible and compliant with applicable codes and ordinances.

The department is comprised of the following divisions:


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The Department is also home to the City's Green Officer, who guides the City in programs and services as we work toward becoming a more sustainable community --a Green City.

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