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) 384-2444

Department Posts

Public Meeting to follow the 6:00pm meeting at the Urbana Civic Center with a discussion related specifically to public art.  Urbana Public Arts Program Boneyard Creek Improvements Project Boneyard Creek Master Plan
Post date: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 13:49
All applicants for Consolidated Social Service Funding must attend one of the Technical Assistance Training sessions: Noon, Thursday, March 10, 2011 (Urbana Civic Center) 5:30 PM, Thursday March 10, 2011 (Council Chambers) The training location for the Noon meeting has been changed to the Urbana Civic Center, 108 East Water Street, Urbana. The location for the 5:30pm training is still in the Council Chambers.
Post date: Friday, March 4, 2011 - 10:37
Saturday, February 26, 2011, 8:30 am to 2:00 pm Champaign City Building, 102 North Neil Street FREE workshops will also be available. Design your day to meet your unique needs or interests. No need to sign up ahead of time… just stop in and learn! Workshop Schedule: HOME MAINTENANCE TRACK
Post date: Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 16:05
Public Meeting at the Urbana Civic Center to review final preliminary design for the Boneyard Creek Improvement Project from Griggs Street to Broadway Avenue.
Post date: Monday, January 31, 2011 - 09:51
This conference addresses maintenance for bioretention swales, native plantings, rain gardens, porous pavements, and green roofs. Sponsored by the University of Illinois Office of Public Engagement and the MS4 Stormwater Technical Committee.
Post date: Friday, January 14, 2011 - 15:09