Community Development Services

To maintain and improve the quality of life for Urbana citizens by providing programs of economic development, housing, planning, zoning enforcement, and building safety code enforcement.

Major Activities of the Community Development Department:

  • Plan and implement department goals, plans, standards and policies
  • Manage resources for efficient achievement of City and department goals and objectives
  • Develop department staff through training and evaluation procedures
  • Manage personnel through work directives and rules
  • Represent the department and City in various intergovernmental activities, in matters with the news-media and at public relations meetings and events
  • Participate in the planning and preparation of the City's capital improvements long-term plan and budget
Address: 
Community Development Services Department
400 South Vine Sreet
61801 Urbana , IL
Hours: 
M-F 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Phone: 
(217) 384-2439
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Department Posts

Please join Urbana’s Market at the Square and The Land Connection for the Third Annual Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair on Friday, March 3rd from 4-7 p.m. at the Urbana Civic Center, located at 108 East Water Street in Urbana. 
Post date: Monday, December 5, 2016 - 09:54
Join Imbibe Urbana and the City of Urbana for the December First Fridays event.
Post date: Friday, November 18, 2016 - 10:36
The City of Urbana is looking for volunteers interested in serving on various boards and commissions. Currently, there are vacancies on the following boards and commissions:
Post date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 16:00
Just how age-friendly is Urbana-Champaign? A dedicated group of community leaders are spearheading the effort to enter the Age-Friendly community network with the goals of making Champaign-Urbana more livable for community members across the lifespan.
Post date: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 15:53
The Community Reinvestment Group is proud to present the Maximize your Credit Score Open House! The event will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm at Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County (119 E. University Ave., Champaign, IL). This event is free and open for anyone to attend. Meet with specialists one-on-one to learn specific techniques to improve your credit score. Credit reports can be obtained during the event. Call Maurice Bouslog at 217-351-7100 if you have additional questions.
Post date: Friday, October 28, 2016 - 14:13