Planning and Zoning Application Information

Planning and Zoning Application Process

Pre-Application Meeting

In order to apply for any development-related application requiring a development order, a mandatory Pre-Application meeting with staff and the petitioner is required. 

To schedule this meeting, send an email with the project narrative/scope to the Office Manager ([email protected]) and include the names of those representatives who will be in attendance. At the meeting, a checklist will be furnished to the petitioner, signed by a designated staff person and will be required for Planning Advisory Review submittal.

Online Application Submittal

All applications must be submitted online. If you are unable to submit your application online, you may schedule an appointment to have a staff member assist you in person at City Hall, Room 220. To schedule such an appointment contact Amy Price at [email protected] or 561-393-7789.

The deadline for application submittal is every Monday by noon.

Required submittal documents must include: Application form, legal documents, and pertinent plans.

At this time, all payment should be mailed or hand-delivered.

Staff will review for completeness and will contact the petitioner via email whether the petition is sufficient or if more information is required. The deadline to deem the application complete is every Tuesday by noon. Incomplete applications will be processed upon receipt of all required outstanding documents. The submittal will not be routed for plan review until the application is deemed complete.

All plans and documents require specific naming conventions.

Submit Online Planning and Zoning Application                               

The documents provided in the forms section are to be completed and uploaded along with your online application

Community Appearance Board and Builders Board of Adjustments Applications and inquiries are to be submitted to the Zoning Office located at 200 NW 2nd Avenue Boca Raton, FL 33432. For more information visit the Zoning page. 

Alcohol License Applications and Shared Parking Study Review Applications are to be submitted to City Hall, Development Services, Room 220.


If you are unable to locate the documents you need, please either fill out a Public Records Request form or call the Development Service’s Office at 561-393-7789.