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

All returning and potential vendors and community groups are encouraged to attend the 2017 Market at the Square pre-season meeting.
Post date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 08:39
Come view the latest Artist of the Corridor exhibition titled 39: A Journey of Inspiration, featuring landscape paintings and drawings by Lori Fuller. This exhibition is on view until March 3rd, 2017 at the Urbana City Building (400 S. Vine Street) and The Urbana Free Library (210 W. Green Street). 
Post date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 10:47
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