Welcome to the Neighborhood Development Services Department


Our mission is to:

  • Advance the community’s vision through current and long range planning. 
  • Provide for the safety, health and welfare of the citizens of North Port. 
  • Maintain and enforce building codes. 
  • Provide permitting, inspection and licensing needs of residents, contractors and developers.
  • Promoting sustainability through job creation and business diversification.


2019 Year End Review and Look Forward 2020


The Neighborhood Development Services Department is comprised of four Divisions: 


Code Enforcement

Planning and Zoning

Economic Development

Neighborhood Development Services maintains the highest standards of managerial excellence to achieve the fastest and most efficient processes in the State of Florida.

The City Commission and City Manager recognize and promote the education and advancement of Neighborhood Development Services employees to maintain this high standard of excellence.