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

The Illinois Municipal Policy Journal has selected the City of Urbana to be featured in its upcoming fall 2018 publication. Specifically, the feature will concentrate on the Urbana Bicycle Master Plan, a comprehensive strategy that improves bicycle transportation in and around the City. "Our collected data states that 6.7 percent of Urbana residents bike to work," Lauren Crabtree of the IMPJ said.
Post date: Monday, July 30, 2018 - 12:14
Urbana Public Arts Program Announces An Artist of the Corridor Exhibition by Christopher Evans
Post date: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 08:52
An Artist of the Corridor Exhibition by Christopher Evans Opening Reception: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 from 4:30pm-6pm, City Hall (400 S. Vine) The City of Urbana invites the public to view the latest Artist of the Corridor exhibition titled SCENES OF DOWNTOWN, featuring illustrations by Christopher Evans. This exhibition runs until August 30th, 2018 at the Urbana City Building (400 S. Vine Street), and The Urbana Free Library (210 W. Green Street).
Post date: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 08:47
Gourmet food trucks from around the Urbana-Champaign area will converge on the Urbana Civic Center located at 108 E. Water Street on the last Tuesday of each month in April, May, June, July, August, September and October for a lunchtime food truck rally series.
Post date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 11:58
Bike to Work Day is an annual event that celebrates those who ride a bicycle. Whether you commute to work by bike every single day or just want to give it a try for the first time this year, this event celebrates you! This is the one day each year that our region formally recognizes bicycling as an everyday form of transportation. ​
Post date: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 17:38