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
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Department Posts

The City of Urbana Public Arts Program will host an earth friendly printmaking art workshop on Saturday, July 31st from 8:00 am to noon. The public is invited to investigate the shapes, colors, lines, patterns, and textures of the fruits and veggies found at the Market with artist Traci Pines, as she facilitates a printmaking workshop using reusable materials at Urbana’s Market at the Square.
Post date: Tuesday, July 27, 2010 - 11:06
Meeting will be held at the Urbana Civic Center located at 108 East Water Street  
Post date: Monday, July 26, 2010 - 12:54
Discussion of Agenda Items
Post date: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 10:30
This meeting has been cancelled.
Post date: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 10:25
Discussion of Agenda Items
Post date: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 09:50