Planning and ZoningThe Office of Planning and Zoning is responsible for reviewing development proposals for consistency with the City of Alachua Comprehensive Plan and compliance with the City’s Land Development Regulations.  In addition, the Office of Planning and Zoning performs various long range planning functions for the City of Alachua, ensuring the smart and effective growth of the City.  Applications, Informational Pamphlets, and other important information on this page is available for download and use. The Office of Planning and Zoning recommends contacting City Staff to determine the requirements for your application prior to completion and submission of the required forms.

In this section of our website those who need to initiate and complete the building, modification or certification of any project, will find the tools and information necessary for a smooth and successful process.


General Information

Development Review Process

Pre-Application Conference

Neighborhood Meeting

Special Event Permit FAQs


Applications & Submittal Information

Submittal Requirements

Applications, Agreements, Attachments, Affidavits, and Fee Schedule


Governing Documents

Comprehensive Plan

Future Land Use Map

Land Development Regulations

Official Zoning Atlas

City of Alachua Code of Ordinances


Planning and Zoning Board