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The City of Longwood Building Division utilizes the following codes:
2017 Florida Building Code
2014 National Electric Code
2017 Florida Mechanical Code
2017 Florida Plumbing Code
2017 Florida Accessibility Code
2017 Florida Fuel Gas Code
2017 Florida Existing Building Code
2017 Florida Fire Prevention Code
2017 Florida Residential Code
2017 Florida Energy Conservation Code
2014 International Property Maintenance Code
A form of identification is required, along with $1 cash or check made payable to “City of Longwood.”
The Commission-Manager form is the system of local government that combines the strong political leadership of elected officials in the form of a commission or other governing body, with the strong managerial experience of an appointed local government administrator or manager. The form establishes a representative system where all power is concentrated in the elected commission and where the commission hires a professionally trained administrator to oversee the delivery of public services. In Longwood, a 5 member commission is elected at-large in non-partisan elections. Their terms are for 3 years.
In Commission-Manager government, commission members are the leaders and policy makers elected to represent various segments of the community and to concentrate on policy issues that are responsive to citizens' needs and wishes. The Manager is appointed by the Mayor and Commission to carry out policy and ensure that the entire community is being served.
The City Manager is hired to serve the Mayor and Commission and the community and to bring to the local government the benefits of training and experience in administering local government projects and programs on behalf of the governing body. The Manager prepares a budget for the Mayor and Commission's consideration; recruits, hires, and supervises the government's staff; serves as the Mayor and Commission's chief adviser; and carries out the Mayor and Commission's policies. The Mayor and Commission and citizens count on the Manager to provide complete and objective information, pros and cons of alternatives, and long-term consequences.
The City Manager makes policy recommendations to the Mayor and Commission, but the Mayor and Commission may or may not adopt them and may modify the recommendations. The City Manager is bound by whatever action the Mayor and Commission takes.
The City of Longwood welcomes citizen participation in the decision-making process. Because professional local government management offers government of the people, by the people, and for the people, it sets the stage for citizen activism by encouraging open communication between citizens and their government. Citizens have the opportunity to present issues to the Mayor and Commission at General Meetings. In addition, citizens are encouraged to become members of boards and committees.
There you'll be asked to enter an address which will bring up a Parcel ID, and you can select Tools > Layers > Institutional and select either Longwood FLU or Longwood Zoning.
You can also view PDF maps of both the Future Land Use and Zoning in Longwood at the Planning Division's Document Center.
To search an address for: North US Highway 17-92 = N 17-92 HWYSouth County Road 427 or South Ronald Reagan = S 427 CREast State Road 434 = E 434 SR
You may also view further information about the property by clicking on the Parcel ID number.
Related Question: Where can I find the Parcel ID for a property?
To set up a meeting please complete a m ”Pre-Development Inquiry (PDI) for” and return to Kristin Zack a week prior to the meeting firstname.lastname@example.org 174 W. Church Ave, Longwood, FL, 32750 Tel: 407 260 3462
Please provide as much information as you can along with any attachments you think may be relevant, e.g. site plans etc. The more information you provide the more information we will be able to provide to you.
The City of Longwood has Ball Fields and Pavilions available for rentals. View the FACILITY RESERVATION FORM.