The Land Development Regulation Commission (LDRC) is re-established pursuant to Section 163.3161, Florida Statutes, and amendments thereto with the following powers and duties:

a. To review and consider all proposed land development regulations and amendments thereto,
b. To hold public hearings regarding proposed land development regulations and amendments thereto.
c. To make recommendations to the Board regarding consistency of proposed land development regulations or amendments with the County's approved and adopted Comprehensive Plan.
d. To review and make recommendations to the Board regarding the adoption and amendments to the Land Development Code.
e. To monitor and oversee the effectiveness and status of the Land Development Code and recommend to the Board such changes in the Code as may be required.
f. To make its special knowledge and expertise available, upon reasonable written request and authorization of the Board to any official, department, board, commission or agency of the County, State or Federal Governments.
g. To adopt rules of procedure consistent with law and this Code as are necessary for administration and governance of its proceedings.
h. To perform such other functions, duties and responsibilities as may be assigned to it by the Board or by general or special law.

State Requirements:
163.3161, Florida Statutes, and amendments thereto.

Current Land Development Code

Land Development Code (Amendments):
An amendment to the Land Development Code was completed in 2013 and codified on August 12, 2013. This 15th amendment to the LDC includes re-formatted code sections, the incorporation of regulations required by recent changes to the Comprehensive Plan, as well as, changes recommended by staff, stakeholders, and the LDRC.  A record of the public hearings and workshops for this amendment can be found here.

Planning and Zoning staff is currently working on further revisions to the Land Development Code, specifically Article 4, Zoning.  Future public hearings and workshops to consider the proposed revisions will be listed here.

Public Hearings:
To Be Announced

BCC Workshops:
To Be Announced

LDRC Workshops:
May 21, 2014 at 5:15 p.m. 
Growth Services Training Room
2710 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
Ocala, FL  64471

Submitted for LDRC for review:
Proposed Land Development Code Article Revisions will be listed here.
Proposed LDC Article 4 (May 15, 2014)
Proposed LDC Article 4 Division 3 (June 20, 2014)

Submitted for BCC Workshops:
Proposed Land Development Code Article Revisions will be listed here.

Public Participation:
Land Development Regulation Commission (LDRC) meetings will be held to review the proposed revisions to the Land Development Code.  Those future dates will be posted here.  The Land Development Regulation Commission (LDRC) is a volunteer commission who meet as needed to review and make recommendations for updates to the Marion County Land Development Code. 

Questions and/or comments can be directed to:
Marion County Growth Services Department/Planning & Zoning Division
2710 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
Ocala, FL  34470
Phone:  352-438-2691
Fax:      352-438-2676
Email
Hours:   Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.