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Planning and Zoning:

Strategic Plan Community Report
Land Development Guide – Link to Code of Ordinances
Site Plan – Subdivision Approval Process
Zoning Maps
Sponge Docks and CRA Special Area Plan as Amended Ordinance 2021-09
SmartCode Adopted December 2022
Short Term Rental Information Map

Comprehensive Plan Elements:
Capital Improvements Element
Coastal Zone Element 2023
Future Land Use Element FLUE 2023
Historic Land Use Element
Housing Element
Intergovernmental Coordination Element
Public Schools Facility Element
Recreation and Open Space Element
Transportation Element
Utilities Element
Property Rights Element

Permit Applications: All Permit Applications below should be submitted electronically. Please download the application, complete it, then go to the Planning and Zoning Department Page for further instructions or to the Electronic Plan Review Portal.  

Certificate of Concurrency
Backyard Chickens
Conceptual Planned Development
Conditional Use
Conditional Use-Alcoholic Beverages
Development Proposal Agreement
Discussion-Meeting Request
Dog-Friendly Dining Permit
Final Planned Development
Final Plat
License to Encroach-Restrictive Covenants
Minor Subdivision
Planned Development Amendment
Preliminary Planned Development
Rezoning Comprehensive Plan Amendment
Sidewalk Cafe
Site Plan-Subdivision Plan
Site Construction Permit Submittal Instructions
Site Construction Permit Submittal Instructions PD
Temporary Use
Vacation or Abandonment (Streets, Right of Way, Etc.)
Variance Request (Board of Adjustments)
Variance Request – Nonconforming Lot


Business Incentives
Florida Commerce
Economic and Workforce Development Resources

Quick Response & Incumbent Worker Training Programs
Workforce Training Incumbent Worker Grant
Workforce Training Grant Quick Response

Sales Tax Exemptions:
Aviation Tax Exemptions
Electricity and Steam Sales Tax Exemption
Machinery and Equipment Sales Tax Exemption
Research Development Equipment Sales Tax Exemption
Semiconductor Defense Space Technology Sales Tax Exemption
Space Industry Sales Tax Exemption

Job Creation Tax Rebates:
Job Creation Tax Rebates Capital Investment Tax Credit
Job Creation Tax Rebates High Impact Performance Incentive
Brownfield Redevelopment Incentives

Loans and Grants:
Small Business Administration SBA Loans
SBA Grants
Small Business Innovation Research Grants
Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Program

Venture Capital:
Florida Venture Forum
Florida Opportunity Fund
Florida Growth Fund

Employment Sites Program:
Employment Sites Program
Employment Sites Program Flyer

Small Business Programs:
Small Business and Supplier Resources
Small Business Development Center
Small Business Enterprise Program

Duke Energy Incentive Program
Florida Investment Fund
Advancing Sites Infrastructure Fund
Site Readiness Program
Redevelopment Program

Ad Valorem Tax Exemption:
Ad Valorem Tax Exemption Information Sheet
Ad Valorem Tax Exemption Application
Ad Valorem Tax Exemption Agreement
Ad Valorem Tax Exemption Annual Report
Ad Valorem Tax Exemption Form DR-418

Opportunity Zone
Opportunity Zone Map
Opportunity Zone Data Overview
Opportunity Zone Fact Sheet
Economic Impact Study November 2016
CRE Models Interactive Opportunity Zone Map

Business Sustainability and Resiliency:
Tarpon Springs Sustainability
Sustainability Resources and Initiatives

Local Grant Programs:
Greektown Facade Improvement FAQ and Grant Application and W9 Tax Form
Greektown Map
Photo – Mural Grant Guidelines and Grant Application
CRA – Special Area Plan Map

City of Tarpon Springs Community Redevelopment Agency Documents:
Visit the Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) Page