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.

Information for Amendments Under Review

Public comment and questions

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Schedule of Key Dates for 2021

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

To watch the meeting after it has completed go to Hillsborough County's Playback YouTube Channel.

Event Date Time
1st LDC Amendment Outreach Meeting Jan. 27, 2021
6 PM
2nd LDC Amendment Outreach Meeting
TBD
TBD
BOCC 1st Public Hearing
April, 15, 2021
6 PM

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Proposed Amendments

The amendments and schedule posted are for Round 1 for 2021.

  1. LDC 20-0721 Text Amendment to LDC Part 10.03

    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

    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

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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