Planning & Zoning

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To speak with a Planning & Zoning staff member call 954-630-4423. The Planning and Zoning Division provides the following functions:

Updating the Comprehensive Plan

The Planning and Zoning Division is preparing a new City of Oakland Park Comprehensive Plan, replacing the one that was written in 2007. Community meetings will be held throughout the project. Visit the interactive webpage for current information about the plan as it is updated regularly with opportunities for community input. The first community meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 23, 2022. For more information about his meeting, click here

A Century of Architecture

The Planning and Zoning Division created "A Century of Architecture" to highlight the original decorative features and elements found on buildings throughout the City.

New Downtown Zoning Regulations

Use these links to access the new Design Guidelines and Zoning Regulations for Downtown Oakland Park. Information about additional activity in updating zoning for Downtown can be found here.

New Residential Zoning Regulations

Oakland Park has new compatibility-oriented zoning regulations in the Land Development Code for residential districts.  Click here to view the new guide sheet on these new standards.

Development Review Committee (DRC)

The purpose of Development Review Committee (DRC) is for various City departments to complete a technical review of proposed developments and provide written comments for the applicant.

Current Maps

Current Studies


Neighborhood Participation Meetings


Current Development Applications: 

View Interactive Map of Pending/Current and Recent Development Applications

Residential Applications 

Commercial Applications   

Institutional Applications   

Mixed-Use Applications

 ***Archived Projects***

 Mission

To ensure that properties meet or exceed development standards established by the City Commission through application of the Land Development Code and Comprehensive Plan.