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

UC2B is Hiring Community Ambassadors UC2B is the short name for Urbana-Champaign Big Broadband, which is a collaboration between the cities of Urbana and Champaign, the University of Illinois, and several other public and private partners. Together, they received grant funding to build a fiber-optic Internet network that offers fast, high-speed internet access to neighborhoods, businesses, and Community Anchor institutions across Urbana-Champaign.
Post date: Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 10:08
Want more local foods on your table? Wondering how farmers markets, community kitchens, and other outlets can boost our local economy?  
Post date: Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 15:12
Residents of Urbana will have an opportunity to view exhibits and plans of the UC2B Urbana Broadband project at an informal public open house to be held in the Multi-Purpose Room at Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School, 1108 West Fairview Avenue, Urbana, Illinois on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Participants are asked to park in the north parking lot off Goodwin Avenue and enter through the doors on the northwest side of the building.
Post date: Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 17:03
Sealed BIDS will be received until 2:00 P.M. prevailing time on AUGUST 31, 2011 and opened and read aloud publicly at 2:05 P.M. prevailing time on AUGUST 31, 2011 at the office of the City ENGINEER, 706 South Glover Avenue, Urbana, Illinois, 61802 for the furnishing of all materials, equipment and labor necessary for the Parking Lot #12 Project (City Section 11-00507-00-PK). The project includes constructing a new 4,482 square foot asphalt parking lot including storm sewer and other site work.
Post date: Friday, July 29, 2011 - 10:42
Post date: Monday, July 11, 2011 - 16:55