Planning & Zoning Division

  1. Know Your Flood Hazard

    On average, structures located within the SFHA have a 26-percent chance of flooding during the life of a standard 30-year mortgage. Properties located outside of the SFHA are not guaranteed to be safe from flooding. Read on...
  2. Know Your Flood Zone

    The Village of Palmetto Bay’s location in southeastern Florida makes us very susceptible to hurricanes and tropical storms. Read on...
  3. Council Adopts New Measures on Outdoor Lighting

    During its Regular Council Meeting on January 10, 2022, the Village Council adopted an ordinance on third reading, which regulates outdoor lighting throughout the Village. Read on...
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About Planning & Zoning


Welcome to the Planning & Zoning page, a division of the Community and Economic Development Department.  The Planning & Zoning division works in conjunction with the Building & Permitting division within the same department to ensure a higher degree of customer service by providing a seamless permitting process between the building and the planning sections.

Planning and Zoning Division is responsible for providing technically sound and professional recommendations to ensure strict adherence to the Village's Land Development Code, Comprehensive Plan, and any other concurrency regulations and for the efficient and timely processing of zoning applications. The division oversees and manages the Art In Public Places program.

Main Areas of Responsibility


  • Land Development Code
  • Comprehensive Plan
  • Planning & Zoning Concurrency Regulations
  • Zoning Application Review and Approvals
  • Business Tax Licenses
  • Art in Public Places Program
  • Special Events/ Sign Permits