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

CLOSED The City of Urbana is seeking proposals to purchase software for Crime Analysis, particularly spatial analysis. In addition to the software, the City requires Proposers to provide professional services that will ensure a successful implementation and knowledge transfer to local users and IT staff supporting the system. The City is asking anyone who wants to receive the RFP to register through this webform
Post date: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 15:16
Urbana Police Department Officer Preston James recently sat down with Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz to talk about her role in the justice system and the consequences individuals face for committing crime. 
Post date: Friday, January 29, 2016 - 13:27
On a recent episode of Cops Corner Officer Preston James talked with Urbana School District #116 Superintendent Dr. Don Owen.
Post date: Friday, October 23, 2015 - 14:17
The latest edition of Cops Corner helps residents better understand METCAD, Champaign County's 9-1-1 emergency dispatch center.
Post date: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 11:35
In light of the events in other American communities, we the Urbana Human Relations Commission would like to reinforce our mission to support a diverse and inclusive Urbana community.
Post date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 09:03