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Planning and Zoning Board

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The City’s Planning & Zoning Board (PZB) is comprised of nine appointed members who each serve three-year terms.  The purpose of the Planning & Zoning Board is to investigate and study the City’s Comprehensive Plan and review various development proposals.

PZB meetings occur on the third Wednesday of each month at 6 P.M in the City Commission Chambers at City Hall - 100 North Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.  In order for a proposed development to be placed on a PZB agenda, applicants must submit a correct and complete application package.  Deadlines for Planning & Zoning Board meetings are listed below. PZB applications and PZB agendas are available online.

IMPORTANT: At this time, the Planning and Zoning Board will be conducting virtual meetings using communications media technology, in accordance with Governor Ron DeSantis’ Executive Order No. 20-69, dated March 20, 2020, related to conducting local government public meetings while under the public health emergency related to the COVID-19 epidemic. The public can view the meetings on FLTV at

To speak at meeting, members of the public can fill out the PZB Speaker Signup Form or call 954-828-5265 for assistance.

NOTE: The project attachments represent selected files to help relay a general understanding of the project. Any additional submitted materials may be provided upon request or viewed as hard copy plans at the Department of Sustainable Development at: 700 NW 19th Avenue. Fort Lauderdale FL 33311

See the detailed 2020 Planning & Zoning Board (PZB) Meeting Dates schedule. 

2020 Planning and Zoning Board (PZB) Meeting Dates and Application Deadlines

January 15, 2020
(Deadline: December 6, 2019)

May 20, 2020
(Deadline: April 10, 2020)

September 16, 2020
(Deadline: August 7, 2020)

February 19, 2020
(Deadline: January 10, 2020)

June 17, 2020
(Deadline: May 8, 2020)

October 21, 2020
(Deadline: September 11, 2020)

March 18, 2020 - CANCELLED
(Deadline: February 7, 2020)

July 15, 2020
(Deadline: June 5, 2020)

November 18, 2020
(Deadline: October 9, 2020)

April 15, 2020 - CANCELLED
(Deadline: March 6, 2020)

August 19, 2020
(Deadline: July 10, 2020)

December 16, 2020
(Deadline: November 6, 2020)

Important Dates

Meeting Date: Third Wednesday of every month

Sign Affidavit Due Date: Five days before a meeting

Public Notification Deadline: 15 days before a meeting

Application Deadline: First Friday of month before a meeting

All applications must be submitted complete with the Pre-PZ Sign-off signatures by noon on the application deadline.