Community Development Services

To maintain and improve the quality of life for Urbana citizens by providing programs of economic development, housing, planning, zoning enforcement, and building safety code enforcement.

Major Activities of the Community Development Department:

  • Plan and implement department goals, plans, standards and policies
  • Manage resources for efficient achievement of City and department goals and objectives
  • Develop department staff through training and evaluation procedures
  • Manage personnel through work directives and rules
  • Represent the department and City in various intergovernmental activities, in matters with the news-media and at public relations meetings and events
  • Participate in the planning and preparation of the City's capital improvements long-term plan and budget
Community Development Services Department
400 South Vine Sreet
61801 Urbana , IL
M-F 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
(217) 384-2372

Department Posts

Join the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce at a ribbon cutting for the new expansion of Eastland Suites Hotel and Conference Center. The event starts at 4:30 PM at 1907 N Cunningham Ave in Urbana. Eastland Suites offers accomodations and meeting space for business and leisure travelers. For more information on this event, call the Chamber of Commerce at (217) 359-1791
Post date: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 09:10
Join the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting for the newly rennovated Vineyard Church Hope Center. The event is from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM at 1500 N Lincoln Ave in Urbana. The Hope Center provides assistance to Champaign-Urbana community members including food and hygiene product distribution as well as guidance in seeking employment.
Post date: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 08:58
In-person voting is available at the County Clerk's office: Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PMSaturday, 8:30 to NOONMonday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM The Clerk's Office is located in the Brookens Administrative Center at 1776 E. Washingtonin Urbana. Phone: (217) 384-3720
Post date: Friday, March 16, 2012 - 10:58
The City of Urbana will hold an open house at the Urbana Civic Center at 6:00 pm March 14th concerning proposed changes to the City’s industrial zoning standards. A draft of proposed changes to the Urbana Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map will be explained to affected property owners and others, and City staff will be on hand to take comments. Based on feedback from this meeting, City staff anticipates that the Urbana Plan Commission could be asked to hold a public hearing as early as April 2012.
Post date: Monday, March 12, 2012 - 08:20
Urbana City Council Chambers - 400 S Vine St, Urbana The public is encouraged to attend this forum on the Municipal Electric Aggregation referendum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Champaign County.
Post date: Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 16:53