Community Development

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    The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) for small businesses with 50 employees or less can apply. Grant funds will be awarded to qualified applicants on a first-come, first-serve basis. Read on...
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Community Development Functions


The Planning Division is responsible for long-range planning and development and permit review. The Planning Division assists the community to define and implement the City’s vision.

The Building Division is responsible for taking in permit applications, administering the permit review process, issuing permits, performing inspections, issuing certificates of occupancy and code compliance. The Building Division has documents for you to download printable permit applications.

Economic Development is a key function of the Community Development Department. Learn more about how Longwood looks to support and attract businesses to the City of Longwood.