are housed in the Hernando
County Government Center
to the Hernando County Planning Department.
Department's function is to plan for the future needs of the County
created by growth, through the Comprehensive Plan, capital budgeting
and efficient and effective regulation of the development
activities within Hernando County. This is accomplished by coordinated
efforts with County agencies and public involvement.
Department serves as administrative support to the following entities:
Board of County Commissioners which also serves as the Local Planning
Agency, the Planning & Zoning Commission, the Metropolitan Planning
Organization Board (a combination of the County Commission, a City
Council member, and the Florida Department of Transportation), and
the many committees associated with the MPO, and the Environmental
Sensitive Lands Committee. These committees are comprised of volunteer
citizens desiring to participate in the review processes giving
them an opportunity to be involved in their community's future.
The Planning Department strives to obtain public input and involvement
in all of the planning processes.