The Planning and Zoning Division is responsible for current and long range planning. Current planning is undertaken through the evaluation of projects requiring a public hearing or administrative review. Typical current planning activities include review of site plans, subdivision plats, variances, conditional use requests, re-zonings, annexations, abandonment of rights-of-way and Developments of Regional Impact (DRIs). Long range planning involves developing, monitoring, updating and amending the City’s Comprehensive Plan and other long-range neighborhood and master plans.
The Planning and Zoning Division is also responsible for maintaining and updating the City of Lauderdale Lakes Developmental Code
The Developmental Code is the set of regulations for development within the City that implements the Comprehensive Plan.