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Updated: 11/17/2021 - 10:31 am
The City of Tampa has appointed Stephen Benson as Director of the City Planning Department. His appointment follows the retirement of long-time City Planner Randy Goers. In this role, Benson will continue to lead the City’s comprehensive, multi-…
Updated: 09/21/2021 - 01:03 pm
The City of Tampa has appointed Abbye Feeley as Director of the Development & Growth Management Department (previously known as the Planning & Development Department). In this role, Feeley will provide oversight for the following divisions…
Updated: 12/01/2020 - 01:08 pm
The City of Tampa Department of Planning & Development is excited to announce a new program designed to help homeowners successfully take on their residential construction projects.  WHO:      City of Tampa staff and residents who need…
Updated: 11/30/2020 - 06:12 am
Today, Mayor Jane Castor revealed key recommendations from her Housing Affordability Advisory Team that support her vision for Transforming Tampa’s Tomorrow. The team is made up of subject matter experts tasked with identifying how the City of Tampa…
Updated: 11/30/2020 - 06:11 am
The City of Tampa Planning Department has launched an initiative to help develop plans to enhance and preserve the quality of the City’s neighborhood commercial districts. The Neighborhood Commercial District Planning Program will involve the City…
Updated: 11/30/2020 - 06:06 am
The City of Tampa has issued a request for proposals (“RFP”) from qualified persons or entities for the development of approximately 18-acres of City-owned land in the West Tampa Community Redevelopment Area. The property, known as the Rome Yard, is…
Updated: 11/30/2020 - 06:06 am
As part of the City of Tampa’s ongoing efforts to support small and minority-owned businesses, the Purchasing Department and Office of Equal Business Opportunity were proud to host the first Prime Time with Purchasing virtual networking event for…
Updated: 11/24/2020 - 10:01 am
The City of Tampa Planning Department will host an online webinar on November 24th at 7pm to begin the planning efforts of a new Sea Level Rise Regulatory Assessment. The City of Tampa was recently awarded a $75,000 grant from The Florida Resilient…
Updated: 11/09/2020 - 08:07 am
The City of Tampa Construction Services Division has launched a vesting process to assist the construction and development community during the transition to the new Florida Building Code 7th Edition. To help prevent major redesign in the final…
Updated: 05/22/2020 - 09:34 am
The City of Tampa Construction Services Division is expanding its same day plan review. The FAST PASS Program is designed to process same day plan review for qualifying projects.WHO:     Construction Services Division staff, contractors, designers,…