We disseminate and implement the comprehensive plan, the land development regulations and provide a development process to serve the public.
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How Will We Grow will create a blueprint for how Manatee County will grow by the year 2035. Holistic process to include public input meetings, Land Development Code & Comprehensive Plan changes related to managing future growth in the community. read on How Will We Grow
For your convenience the applications have been categorized as either "Administrative" and "Public Hearing" and assembled as packages which contain submission requirement sheets in both Word (doc) and pdf formats. All applications may be filled in from your computer. read on Planning Applications, Forms and Fees
The Planning Commission conducts business during a monthly Regular meeting. Occasionally they may have a Special Meeting. A calendar of scheduled meetings is posted yearly. Agendas, supporting documents, updates, and summaries for these meetings are listed below. read on Planning Commission Meetings
On this page is Planning Commission Agendas, a list of the latest Current Cases received in the Planning Department, and Public Hearing Procedures for the public hearings. read on Boards, Committees and Agendas
The Comprehensive Plan, Land Development Code, Land Use Chart, Outdoor Lighting and the Subdivision Setback Database are some of the resources used for researching regulations regarding land development in the unincorporated areas of Manatee County.
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The Port Manatee Encouragement Zone is a County initiative to facilitate a greater range of employment-based uses near Port Manatee and helps strengthen the economic health of Manatee County. read on Port Manatee Encouragement Zone