Land Development Code Amendments

The Development Services Department reviews text amendments to the Land Development Code periodically. Land Development Code (LDC) Amendments are considered by the Board of County Commissioners in public hearings. Please note, the proposed text below is a draft and subject to change prior to the hearing. Please see the complete file to view all drafts.

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Schedule of Key Dates for 2021

Round 1 includes two amendments continued from 2020 (LDC 20-0721 & LDC 20-0722).

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Event Date Time Agenda
LDC Amendment Outreach Meeting April 13, 2021
6 PM
N/A
BOCC 1st Public Hearing
April 15, 2021
6 PM 4/15/21 Agenda
LDC Amendment 21-0703 Outreach Meeting
May 18, 2021
6 PM
N/A
BOCC 2nd Public Hearing
May 20, 2021
6 PM

5/20/21 Agenda #1
5/20/21 Agenda #2

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Proposed Amendments

The amendments and schedule posted are for Round 1 for 2021. All amendments are under ongoing review and are subject to change.

  1. LDC 20-0721 Text Amendment to LDC Part 10.03.00

    Purpose

    The purpose of this amendment is to allow public testimony by a Party of Record at the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) Land Use Meeting for rezoning applications without requiring the Party of Record to file a Request for Oral Argument.

    Please submit your comments or questions about this code amendment to: Hearings@HCFLGov.net

    Information and Resources

  2. LDC 20-0722 Text Amendment to LDC Part 5.03.00

    Purpose

    The purpose of this proposed amendment is to establish a time limit to approved Planned Development Districts and General Site Plans after approval by the Board of County Commissioners (BoCC). The changes would require PD Site Plans to be re-certified and approved through a modification to the Planned Development district once the time limit expires.

    Please submit your comments or questions about this code amendment to: Hearings@HCFLGov.net

    Information and Resources

  3. LDC 21-0416 Text Amendment to LDC Section 5.03.06

    Purpose

    The intent of this amendment is to re-purpose pre-application pre-submittal meetings to post application sufficiency review meetings.

    Please submit your comments or questions about this code amendment to: Hearings@HCFLGov.net

    Information and Resources

  4. LDC 21-0541 Text Amendment to LDC Section 6.11.54

    Purpose

    The purpose of this amendment is to change the review procedure of Land Excavation Special Use permits by requiring approval by the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) instead of the Land Use Hearing Officer (LUHO).

    Please submit your comments or questions about this code amendment to: Hearings@HCFLGov.net

    Information and Resources

  5. LDC 21-0703 Text Amendment to LDC Part 3.06.00, Section 9.01.03, Section 9.03.03 & Part 12.01.00

    Purpose

    The purpose of this amendment is to meet minimum National Flood Insurance Program requirements, consolidate flood damage control regulations between the Land Development Code (LDC) and Hillsborough County Construction Code (HCCC), ensure consistency with the Florida Building Code 7th Edition, and implement requirements necessary to maintain the County's Community Rating System (CRS) Class 5 rating.

    Concurrent with this text amendment to the LDC, additional text amendments are also being proposed to the Hillsborough County Construction Code (HCCC) Section 8-1.

    Please submit your comments or questions about this code amendment to: Dollmank@HCFLGov.net

    Information and Resources

Applying for a Land Development Code (LDC) Amendment

Amendments are initiated by submitting a text amendment application. If the amendment is initiated by an individual or entity outside the county, they must first attend a mandatory application pre-submittal conference and then submit the application and pay the fee by appointment. To schedule an appointment to submit a completed application contact the Zoning Counseling Center by phone at (813) 272-5600.

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