Planning and Zoning Applications
Below is a list of Planning and Zoning related applications, which are now available through our Online Permitting Portal. Where an application has a page of its own with more information, that page is linked below.
If you have any questions about the below applications and how they might apply to your project, or if you would like to have the applications e-mailed to you as a PDF, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at (407) 260-3462.
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|Pre-Development Inquiry Session||Thursday afternoon meetings with the Development Review Team to informally discuss a development proposal.|
|Pre-Application Meeting||More formal Development Review Team meeting intended as a first run of comments to help ensure your first application submittal is as complete as possible.|
|Exceptions and Waivers|
|Administrative Waiver||A request for small waivers to certain elements of the Longwood Development Code.|
|Special Exception||A request for larger exceptions to certain elements of the Longwood Development Code, which require a Public Hearing before the City Commission.|
|Historic District Grant Application||A grant program intended to support the improvement of historic buildings in the City's Historic District.|
|Small Business Improvement Grant Application||A grant program intended to promote restaurant and retail uses.|
|Backyard Chicken Permit||This program allows residents to raise chickens in their backyard in certain situations.|
|Food Truck Site Verification Letter||An application for property owners to determine whether their site is suitable to host a food truck.|
|Outdoor Seating Permit||For business owners who wish to add an outdoor seating area to their business.|
|Paint Permit||Paint permits are required for commercial and Historic District properties.|
|Resurface/Restripe Parking Lot||For the resurfacing and restriping of commercial parking areas.|
|Temporary Sign Permit||For temporary signs including banners and windfeathers, where applicable.|
|Temporary Use Permit||For events on private property including farmer's markets, car shows, and other events that may use a portion of a parking lot or create unanticipated impacts at a site.|
|Tree Removal Permit||For the removal of trees. |
Note: Owner-occupied single-family dwellings are exempt from the tree protection requirements of this section and are not required to obtain a tree removal permit. Where the occupant of the single-family is not the owner, the owner may provide a letter requesting the exception for that occupant.
|Site Development Applications|
|Conditional Use Permit||A site development plan for a use that requires a Conditional Use Permit under the LDC|
|Lot Split||To split an existing lot into up to three lots.|
|Planned Development||A site development process that establishes a site as a Planned Development and allows for density and intensity bonuses when certain criteria are met.|
|Plat (Preliminary or Final)||For the subdivision of land into more than three lots|
|Site Development Plan||Associated with the development or redevelopment of a site, typically includes reviews of stormwater management, access, parking, setbacks, and more.|
|Vacation and Abandonment||Requests the vacation and abandonment of City property or right-of-way|
|Land Use and Zoning Changes|
|Annexation Application||For the annexation of qualifying property into the city limits of Longwood.|
|Comprehensive Plan Amendment||To propose a change to the Future Land Use of a property within the City of Longwood.|
|Zoning Map Amendment||To propose a change to the Zoning of a property within the City of Longwood.|