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) 384-2439
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Department Posts

Downtown Urbana: June 2, 4-11 PM
Post date: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 09:30
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED DUE TO POTENTIALLY INCLEMENT WEATHER ON MAY 20 NEW DATE IS JULY 1 at 9:00AM
Post date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:14
Angie Armstrong has had a longtime dream of owning a women’s fashion store. On April 1, after two months of do-it-yourself remodeling work, that dream became a reality with the opening of the bluebird boutique at 212 W. Green St., Urbana. Three weeks later, the Urbana native is still giddy at having her own business.
Post date: Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 14:51
City officials have made significant progress in negotiating a redevelopment agreement for the Urbana Landmark Hotel -- including reducing proposed city incentives from $9.5 million to $7 million. Other new provisions in the draft agreement include:
Post date: Friday, April 7, 2017 - 14:27
The Downtown Urbana Food Truck Rally will be taking place on the last Tuesday of every month from April-October from 11 AM to 2 PM outside the Civic Center. The series of events is brought to you by the City of Urbana Community Development Department.
Post date: Friday, April 7, 2017 - 10:24