Lately, in community conversations questions regarding the Notice Process which applies to development in our City have been raised. This piece is an attempt to create a more informed public. A special thanks to Commissioner Ben Sorensen and Anthony Fajardo, Director of Development Services Department in our City for being willing to put this information together.

RVCA encourages all residents to visit FortLauderdale.gov and sign up to receive e-updates from this City so that you can be the most well-informed version of yourself!

Read on for a summary of each Development Services Department Application type and a breakdown of the notification requirements for each level of approval. Please note, where you see references to 300-feet please note that the 300-feet is regardless of boundaries. It crosses water bodies (New River, Intracoastal, etc.) as well as other boundaries.