Community Development Department

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​Director - Greg Rice

The Community Development Department (CDD) is responsible for directing the physical growth of the City of Inverness in an orderly manner to the benefit of the residents, businesses and industry in the community. Community Development administers land development regulations for approximately seven square miles containing 6060 parcels. The Community Development Department (CDD) provides a full range of Planning, Zoning and Building development services through the following key functions:
  • Administration and Development/Redevelopment
  • Planning (Current and long range) and Zoning.
  • Building and Code Enforcement.
  • Apply for Building Permit online: 
  • Instructions on how to use the online permitting system: ONLINE-PERMITTING-STEP-BY-STEP
  • please call 352-726-3401 and we will guide you along the way.
  • Information and preparation for your business during hurricane season:  Helping Florida businesses prepare, respond and recover from hurricanes and other disasters.
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
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