Effective March 15, 2023, the town has developed our full time planning department. Planning Director Dana Riddell supervises planning operations and is based at the Town Government Center.
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- Planning & Zoning
- Permitting Procedures
- Sign Permits
- Driveway Permits
- Other Permits
Planning & Zoning
The Town of Lake Placid Planning Department is responsible for promoting the general health, safety, and welfare of the public, through the development and implementation of land use policies and zoning regulations. These regulations and policies ensure that development occurs in compatible areas with the appropriate infrastructure.
Staff issues zoning approval through permitting, and orchestrates commercial site plan review and the subdivision processes. Additionally, the Planning Department is responsible for providing input to the Local Planning Agency, the Board of Adjustment, and the Town Council for rezonings, Comprehensive Plan amendments, special exceptions and variances.
To access the Town of Lake Placid 2030 Comprehensive Plan, please see the following link:
To access the Town of Lake Placid Code of Ordinances, please see the following link: https://library.municode.com/fl/lake_placid/codes/code_of_ordinances
The Town has adopted Highlands County’s Commercial Review Process pursuant to the 2006 Bullard Ordinance. Please substitute Town where it says County for information applicable to the Commercial Site Plan review process. To access the Highlands County Land Development Regulations, please see the following link: https://library.municode.com/fl/highlands_county/codes/code_of_ordinances
To access the Region’s Long Range Transportation Plan, please see the following link: https://hrtpo2045.org/
For more information, please feel free contact the Town Planner by phone (863) 531-3656, or e-mail, at email@example.com.
The Town Planning Director
Allow 24 hours for zoning and all permit applications.
Town staff will assume responsibility for sign permits and driveway permits.
LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN (LRTP)