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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.

Address: 
Community Development Services Department
400 South Vine Sreet
61801 Urbana , IL
Hours: 
M-F 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Phone: 
(217) 384-2372
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Department Posts

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
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
A Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 7:00pm in the Urbana City Council Chambers of the Urbana City Building, prior to the Urbana Community Development Commission meeting, to receive comments and suggestions on the Draft City of Urbana and Urbana HOME Consortium FY 2018-2019 Annual Action Plan.
Post date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 12:35
FRIENDS OF THE URBANA FREE LIBRARY SPRING BOOK SALE Lewis Auditorium Ground Floor You’re invited to join hundreds of fellow treasure seekers at one of the most anticipated events of the season!
Post date: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 14:03
The City of Urbana, in its capacity as lead entity of the Urbana HOME Consortium (comprised of the City of Urbana, the City of Champaign, and Champaign County/CCRPC) and in compliance with Executive Order 12898, is seeking citizen input regarding noise attenuation strategies as well as methods for removal of floodplain designations and flood insurance requirements as part of the Bristol Park Redevelopment in Champaign. The date and location for the scheduled public hearing is as follows:
Post date: Monday, March 12, 2018 - 10:26