Folks Huxford, Acting Chief
Chief, Current Planning Division
Ed Ball Building
214 N. Hogan Street, Suite 300
Jacksonville, FL 32202
The Current Planning Division addresses short-term growth and development issues through review of proposed zoning changes.
The Current Planning Division consists of professional planning staff and administrative clerical support who assist the public with questions relating to the Zoning Code, zoning verification, permitting and application processes for zoning changes. The division provides review and recommendations on all Current Planning applications, conducts public hearings on administrative deviations, and administers zoning overlay districts for the Downtown, Mayport, Springfield, and San Marco.
Current Planning Division is responsible for the administration and professional support to the following provisions of the Jacksonville Ordinance Code: Chapter 654, Subdivision Regulations, and Chapter 656, Zoning Code.
Land Use and Zoning Application Portal
This portal allows on-line submittal of Land Use and Zoning Applications, related planner administration, case tracking and case documentation. Click here to go to the Land Use and Zoning Application Portal.
Application Review Processes:
· Zoning Exceptions, Waivers, and Variances
· Administrative Deviations
· PUD Rezonings
· Conventional Rezonings
· Preliminary sketch plan
Current Planning provides technical assistance to:
· City Council Land Use and Zoning Committee
· Planning Commission
· Citizen Planning Advisory Committees
· Zoning Code Rewrite Committees
· Jacksonville Design Guidelines and Best Practices
· Riverside Avondale Zoning Overlay
· Bayard Master Plan
· Coordinate with adopted Corridor Studies and Neighborhood Action Plans
Zoning FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)