The City of Douglas Community Development Department writes and administers grants and provides planning, zoning, economic development, and other support services vital to the growth of the City of Douglas.
The department also issues permits and business licenses, manages the airport, and enforces all codes and ordinances.
Unified Land Development Code
This is the City of Douglas Unified Land Development Code as adopted by Mayor and Commission on February 28, 2011. This code may be amended from time to time by ordinance. Contact the Community Development Department for questions.
- Table of Contents (PDF)
- Supplemental Standards (PDF)
- General Provisions (PDF)
- Environmental Protection (PDF)
- Definitions (PDF)
- Building Regulations (PDF)
- Zoning Districts (PDF)
- Signs (PDF)
- Special Districts (PDF)
- Hardship Relief (PDF)
- Development Standards (PDF)
- Procedure&Administration (PDF)
- Stormwater Management (PDF)
- Table for Action (PDF)
Urban Redevelopment Plan
The City of Douglas Urban Redevelopment Plan was adopted in 2010 and was amended and updated in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. For the complete plan, please contact Georgia Henderson at the City of Douglas, 224 W. Bryan Street, call 912-389-3433 or email.
The divisions of the Community Development Department are:
- Building Inspections/Permits
- Douglas Municipal Gene Chambers Airport
- Code Enforcement, Planning, and Zoning
- Events / Festivals
- Heritage Station Museum
- Inspections and Permits
- Main Street
- Martin Centre
- Media Relations
- Tourism / Promotions
Have an Issue or Need to Report a Problem?
Our "One Click to City Hall" request tracker offers customers the ability to submit concerns and work orders to the City of Douglas.
View Community Development's staff directory.