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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

See a snapshot of what we do in our 2019/2020 Annual Report.

Community Development Services Department
400 South Vine Sreet
61801 Urbana , IL
M-F 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(217) 384-2372
PDF icon 2019/2020 Annual Report451.75 KB

Department Posts

Are you Money Smart? Money doesn’t come with instructions, and that’s why banks, businesses, schools, libraries and lots of others are joining together to help support financial education during Illinois’s fifth annual Money Smart Week – April 2nd through the 9th.
Post date: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 10:50
Public Meeting to follow the 6:00pm meeting at the Urbana Civic Center with a discussion related specifically to public art.  Urbana Public Arts Program Boneyard Creek Improvements Project Boneyard Creek Master Plan
Post date: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 13:49
All applicants for Consolidated Social Service Funding must attend one of the Technical Assistance Training sessions: Noon, Thursday, March 10, 2011 (Urbana Civic Center) 5:30 PM, Thursday March 10, 2011 (Council Chambers) The training location for the Noon meeting has been changed to the Urbana Civic Center, 108 East Water Street, Urbana. The location for the 5:30pm training is still in the Council Chambers.
Post date: Friday, March 4, 2011 - 10:37
Saturday, February 26, 2011, 8:30 am to 2:00 pm Champaign City Building, 102 North Neil Street FREE workshops will also be available. Design your day to meet your unique needs or interests. No need to sign up ahead of time… just stop in and learn! Workshop Schedule: HOME MAINTENANCE TRACK
Post date: Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 16:05
Public Meeting at the Urbana Civic Center to review final preliminary design for the Boneyard Creek Improvement Project from Griggs Street to Broadway Avenue.
Post date: Monday, January 31, 2011 - 09:51