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Zoning Information * Zoning Verification Letters * Current Development Activity  * Application/Forms * 
 Comprehensive Plan
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Contact Information
Althea P. Jefferson
AICP, Manager
Planning & Zoning Division
400 SouthFederal Highway
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009
(954) 457-1378
8:00 am-5:00pm

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 The Planning and Zoning Division staff manages various tasks including; short and
 long range planning, land development actions, processing development review
 applications, and review of building permit applications. In addition, staff works
 closely with property owners, developers, designers and contractors in the
 development and redevelopment of the City.


Zoning Information

Zoning and Land Development Code

Regional Activity Center Code

Administrative Parking Standards 

Zoning Map

Central and West RAC Maps

Land Use Map

Design Guidelines Manual

Residential Properties FAQ

Commercial Properties FAQ

Alternative Hedge Materials

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Zoning Verification Letter Request

To request a Zoning Verification Letter, please complete a Zoning Verification Request Form and return to:

City of Hallandale Beach
Planning and Zoning Division
400 S. Federal Highway
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009

Also include a check made payable to the City of Hallandale Beach-

$150    Assisted Living Facility
$165   Commercial Property
$175   Mixed Use
$100   Residential Multi-Family
  $55   Residential Single-Family/Duplex Property

$100/hr (Minimum 2.5 Hours) Zoning Research Written Administrative Analysis/Interpretation regarding applicability of the regulations within the Zoning and Land Development Code for a specific set of circumstances or situation.

$400+ Zoning Verification Letter – with history ( + Plus $45.00 administrative processing fee)
 Fee to confirm zoning, and future land use designation, if a proposed use is permitted t a specific location, and to provide development approval history. Plus applicable charges for copies of minutes, ordinances, or resolutions.

Address Assignment

To request a Address Assignment, please complete a Address Assignment Form and return to:

City of Hallandale Beach
Planning and Zoning Division
400 S. Federal Highway
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009

Also include a check made payable to the City of Hallandale Beach-
$45 Single Family and Duplex
$75 Multi-Family
$100 Non-Residential.

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Current Development Activity

The City of Hallandale Beach is an ideal location, which many developers are seeing as prime for investment opportunities. Below are major residential and commercial projects which have recently been completed, are under construction, planned or approved within the City.

Current Development Activity List
Completed Major Development Projects
Expired Major Development Projects

To view the list of current applications under review in the Planning and Zoning Division, Click Here

Development Review Committee

The purpose of a DRC meeting is to ensure the applicant has the opportunity to meet with staff members from each City department (as needed) to discuss a proposed development project in more detail and obtain City staff’s input to assure conformity to applicable codes and ordinances.

Meeting Schedule

DRC Applicant Guidelines

DRC Submittal Dates 2016

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Community Meetings

The applicant of a Major Development-Community Impact project shall be required to hold at least one community meeting (to include all area property owners) at least 30 days prior to the Planning and Zoning Board hearing, or City Commission hearing if Planning and Zoning Board action is not required.

Developer's Public Meeting Information Guide

Applications and Forms

In order to expedite the review process of any application, it is recommended a meeting be scheduled with one of the City's planners to review the application package prior to submittal. 

Application Review Process 

Standard Application Form

Outdoor Dining Application

Submission Requirement Checklists 

Minor Development Review Submission Checklist (Single-family and Duplex Residences)
Minor Development Review Submission Checklist (Residential:3-9 units, Commercial: <4,000 square feet)
Major Development Review Submission Checklist (Residential:10 units, Commercial: >4000 square feet)
Conditional Use Submission Checklist
Variance Submission Checklist
Administrative Variance Submission Checklist
Alcohol Distance Separation Variance Submission Checklist
Right-of-Way Vacation Submission Checklist
Nightclub License Submission Checklist

Land Use Plan/Rezoning Submission Checklist 
Plat Submission Checklist

Please know that Broward County may also need to review your application.  Broward  County’s Development and Environmental Review staff are readily available to developers and businesses in our community. Specifically, they have prepared two handouts for new construction applicants and anyone making a change of use and occupying an existing building. The links below will lead developers to the handouts: 


  1. Change of use and occupying an existing building
  2. New construction projects


Notice Requirements
Notice Requirements

Fee Schedules
Fee Schedule I (Major/Minor Development Review, Plats, DRC, Concurrency Evaluation)
Fee Schedule II (Land Use Plan Amendments, Variances, Rezoning's, Conditional Uses, Legal Advertisements) 


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Comprehensive Plan

The purpose of a Comprehensive Plan is to ensure the City of Hallandale Beach maintains the capability to guide development and redevelopment, and to provide for the maintenance of existing development so the nature and character of the City may be preserved for future generations. In addition, the plan and its elements spell out goals, objectives, and policies which are tied to implementation and capital budgeting programs.  

Hallandale Beach Comprehensive Plan (updated 2009):

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
2. Future Land Use Element
3. Transportation Element
4. Housing Element
5. Utilities Element
6. Coastal Management Element
7. Conservation Element
8. Recreation and Open Space Element
9. Capital Improvements Element
10. Intergovernmental Coordination Element
11. Public School Facilities Element
Consistency with the State Comprehensive Plan

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Planning and Zoning Board

The City of Hallandale Beach's Planning and Zoning Board consists of 7 board members and 1 alternate board member. The Board acts in an advisory capacity to the City Commission in matters related to changing or amending the City's Zoning and Land Development Code and the City's Comprehensive Plan. The Board also makes recommendations regarding applications for conditional uses and variances; rezonings, land use plan amendments and development review approvals for major development; applications for all plats or resubdivisions of land, and for text code amendments.

The Planning and Zoning Board meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm in the City Commission Chambers. Agendas and staff reports for the meetings are posted on the Monday prior to the hearing date. 

Planning and Zoning Board Meeting Agendas, Minutes and Videos
Planning and Zoning Board Directory

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Helpful Links

American Planning Association (APA)

APA-Florida Chapter

Broward County

Broward County Property Appraiser's Office

Broward County Planning Council

Broward County - FEMA (Flood Map)

South Florida Regional Planning Council

Department of Community Affairs

Municode-Hallandale Beach Code of Ordinances 

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