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

Technical training is required for all Consolidated Social Service Funding applicants. Training to be held at 11:30 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 400 S. Vine St., Urbana. Click here for applications
Post date: Monday, March 8, 2010 - 16:29
RFP Due by January 29, 2010
Post date: Monday, January 25, 2010 - 14:52
NOTICE OF NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING KING SCHOOL1108 WEST FAIRVIEW AVENUE, URBANARESCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, JAN 28, 2010, 7:00 PM The City of Urbana and the Urbana HOME Consortium (comprised of the City of Urbana, City of Champaign, and Champaign County) seek citizen input regarding community needs for the preparation of the City of Urbana & Urbana HOME Consor-tium Consolidated Plan for Fiscal Years (FY) 2010-2014 and the Annual Action Plan (AAP) for FY 2010-2011.
Post date: Monday, January 25, 2010 - 14:42
Market at the Square launches its 31st season at 7 AM on Saturday, May 1, 2010. The Illinois Marathon will go right through downtown Urbana, close to the Market site!
Post date: Monday, December 14, 2009 - 15:45
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—October 14, 2009 The City of Urbana’s Market at the Square invites Market patrons and their kids to Sprouts at the Market, a produce-tasting/nutrition information event geared toward children ages 4-10. The season’s fourth and final Sprouts event, a self-guided market tour learning about fall and winter foods, will also feature a take-home Sprouts bag and trick-or-treating for produce for participants. The event will take place on Saturday, October 24.
Post date: Thursday, October 15, 2009 - 16:13