Duties and Responsibilities
The Community Development Department’s mission is to foster an attractive, economically and environmentally healthy city that is safe, diverse and livable for all. The Department includes Planning and Zoning, Business Tax Licensing, Floodplain Management and shared responsibility for the management of Code Compliance. It is directed by the Community Development Director who answers directly to the City Manager.
Staff members include a Long Range Planner, a Coordinator, and a City Engineer.
Mission and Role in City Hall
The mission of the Community Development Department is to maintain the sustainability and character of our unique beach community, while working toward a vision of improved land and water uses. The planning process is intended to improve and maintain the health, safety, and welfare of the City
The Community Development Director serves as the staff liaison to the Planning Commission, Board of Commissioners, and Special Magistrate for variance, special exception use, and administrative appeal cases and any other advisory committees that may be created.
The City of Madeira Beach Code of Ordinances is available on Municode. There is a delay between when the Board of Commissioners passes ordinances (amendments to the Code) and when they appear on Municode. Please check the Document Center for the most up to date ordinances. If you have specific questions, please contact planning staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.