Planning & Zoning
Comprehensive Planning Section
The Comprehensive Planning Section regulates the orderly expansion of the City through long-range planning activities as well as studying the established uses to ensure their continued benefit. .
The Comprehensive Plan provides the guidance for development in the City for the next twenty years. The plan serves as our guide in making short-term land use decisions and informs our work in preparing development regulations.
Land Development Section
The Land Development Section is responsible for providing information and guiding developers, architects, and the general public through the site development approval process. The Section analyzes requests to ensure compliance with the City’s and makes recommendations on development proposals, special exceptions, variances, and changes of zoning that affect the general welfare of the City of New Smyrna Beach.
Planning & Zoning Board
The New Smyrna Beach Planning and Zoning Board is the Local Planning Agency and a citizen board that reviews subdivisions and site plans for compliance with City Codes.
Plan Review Committee
The Plan Review Committee is a staff level committee that brings all of the people involved in development review together in one place to work with applicants on project review.