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) 384-2444

Department Posts

Sealed BIDS for the construction of the 2019 Full Asphalt Patching Project (City Section 19-00622-00-PV) including: asphalt pavement patching of 2” removal and replacement; and other incidental work will be received by the City of Urbana at the office of the office of the City Engineer, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 1:55 p.m. prevailing time on Thursday, June 27, 2019 and publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. at said office.
Post date: Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:58
The City of Urbana is accepting sealed proposals for the furnishing or delivering & installing materials required in the construction/maintenance for the 2019 Pavement Marking Project (Solicitation 1819-25). Bids will be received and at that time publicly opened and read at the office of City Engineer, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 10:00 AM on June 27, 2019.
Post date: Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 09:45
The City of Urbana is accepting sealed proposals for the furnishing or delivering & installing materials required in the construction/maintenance for the 2019 Bituminous Surface Treatment Project (Solicitation 1819-23). Bids will be received and at that time publicly opened and read at the office of City Engineer, 706 South Glover, Urbana, Illinois 61802 until 9:00 AM on June 20, 2019.
Post date: Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 13:17
Weather permitting, the northbound lanes of South Race Street between West Green Street and West Elm Street will be closed from Monday, June 3 at 7:00am until Friday, June 14 at 5:00pm. Cross Construction will repair a storm sewer structure as part of the 2018-2020 Miscellaneous Sewer Repair Contract. A marked detour route will be in place, using Illinois Street, Vine Street, and Elm Street. Elm Street will be open at the intersection with Race Street. The street closure and detour map is attached to this release.
Post date: Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 14:51
Weather permitting, the eastbound lane of Florida Avenue from Lincoln Avenue to Race Street will be closed beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 through 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 or until the project is completed. During construction, eastbound traffic will be directed to travel south on Lincoln Avenue to Windsor Road, then Windsor Road to Race Street, and then Race Street to Florida Avenue. Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully through this and all construction areas. Thank you for your cooperation while this improvement is in progress.
Post date: Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 14:43