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
Community Development Services Department
400 South Vine Sreet
61801 Urbana , IL
M-F 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(217) 384-2444

Department Posts

Proposed Amendments to FY 2008-2009 & FY 2009-2010 Annual Action Plans Public Hearing
Post date: Monday, January 25, 2010 - 15:07
RFP Due by January 29, 2010
Post date: Monday, January 25, 2010 - 14:52
NOTICE OF NEIGHBORHOOD MEETINGKING SCHOOL1108 WEST FAIRVIEW AVENUE, URBANARESCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, JAN 28, 2010, 7:00 PMThe 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
Application Workshops Monday, December 7, 2009 at 10:00 AM and 5:30 PM in the Urbana City Building.On December 7, 2009 applications will be available for eligible housing and community development projects for City of Urbana CDBG funds for Public Facilities & Improvements, for Urbana’s allocation of HOME program funding, and for the Urbana HOME Consortium Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) allocations of HOME funds. Completed applications are due before 5 PM Friday, January 8, 2010.
Post date: Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 14:54