The Development Review Division is responsible for the review and inspections of private development projects within Collier County to assure that all infrastructure development design complies with the Land Development Code, and that construction meets the approved plans and specification documents. The Division is comprised of six sections:
- Engineering Review
- Planning Review
- Environmental Review
- Permitting Distribution
- Plat and Plan Review
- Land Development Code and Flood Plain Regulation
DEVELOPMENT REVIEW DIVISION
To provide courteous, accurate, and solution-oriented services to the public and development community, as well as the County Commission, advisory boards, and staff with a well-educated and professional staff.
The Development Review Division is composed of three Sections: Site Plan Review, Land Development Code Amendments, and Floodplain Management. These Sections are a multi-disciplinary team of professionals who are instrumental to the positive growth and development of our community. We take pride in assisting the community through the regulatory process by providing a neutral and objective review of land use applications, development plans, code changes, and providing information with a focus on customer service.
Promote development that contributes to community goals, is in compliance with county regulations, and is in harmony with the community’s character and natural environment.
Promote transparent processes that are honest, fair, and impartial. Proactively review development proposals by discussing applications and plans with the applicant when submittals are unclear, and identify methods to obtain approval.
Value the importance of our customers’ time by providing timely review of development plans and responses to inquiries.
Research, evaluate, and publicly vet changes to the Land Development Code, as directed and as needed, to ensure the community’s vision is implemented and trends in development are realized.
Ensure compliance with National Flood Insurance Program requirements through review, education, and outreach.
Support and maintain the Community Rating System program in order to provide financial benefits to flood insurance policy holders and conduct best management practices within the floodplain.
Evaluate departmental operations by exploring new opportunities for streamlining processes and procedures and recommending improved methods to conduct business.
Create a positive team culture that values all people and fosters inter-departmental and inter-agency cooperation, as well as personal development and professional growth.
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