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

Green Street Realty hosted an open house for the public to learn more about the 200 S. Vine Project this past Tuesday, October 23rd at the Urbana City Building, 400 South Vine Street.
Post date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 18:47
Notice of Public Sale of Real PropertyNotice is hereby given that on November 1st, 2018 the City of Urbana, of Champaign County, Illinois (hereinafter “City”) shall sell at public sale by auction, which auction shall be conducted in accordance with the procedures described herein, at 11:00 a.m. o’clock in the City Council Chambers of the Urbana City Building, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana Illinois, the following described property (“Property”):Property Address:  1301 East Washington Street, Urbana, Illinois    Property Identification No: 92-21-16-327-011
Post date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 19:12
The City of Urbana and Green Street Realty have entered into a Letter Of Intent for the redevelopment of the 200 block of South Vine Street in Downtown Urbana.
Post date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 09:09
Do you have a rental home? The City of Urbana requires the annual registration and payment of a fee for all rental properties in the City. The fees are located in the Schedule of Fees. Urbana recently launched a new online system for Rental Registration using a cloud-based program called Citizenserve.
Post date: Friday, October 5, 2018 - 13:12
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