The Gainesville Community & Economic Development Department serves as a liaison between the public and city government, and is comprised of four separate divisions.
Which projects require a permit and the process
Report code violations and find ordinance descriptions
Planning & Zoning
Rezoning, annexation and variance applications
Community Home Investment Program (CHIP)
Davis Street Cottages is a collection of five cottages constructed using CHIP. This program and several others are administered through the Housing Division with an objective to benefit low- and moderate-income persons and meet community needs.
The Planning Division has developed an interactive map with the current new construction activities within City limits. These projects include everything from parking decks to apartments to businesses.
Green Street is one of Gainesville's gems and demonstrates the City's commitment to protecting historic resources. Gainesville has received its Certified Local Government (CLG) Certification which promotes historic preservation at a grassroots level and recognizes a local government's best practices.