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Planning and Zoning

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Bill Royce, Director
1700 NW 9th Avenue, Suite A
Okeechobee, Florida 34972
Phone:  (863) 763-5548 x 3073
Fax: (863) 763-5276

Mission Statement

The Planning and Zoning Department provides current and long range planning, zoning, mapping, addressing and flood plain management functions for Okeechobee County.


Now available on-line!

  • Zoning

  • Future Land Use

  • Special Flood Hazard Areas




Jenna Durham
Administrative Secretary
Phone:  (863) 763-5548 x 3073

Jennifer Busbin
Phone:  (863) 763-5548 x 3074 

Ty Hancock
Phone: (863) 763-5548 x 3075 

Faye Huffman
Planning Technician
Phone: (863) 763-5548 x 3042 


For general inquiries, please contact us at


Applications and Informational Documents:

Uniform Land Use Application

Planning Board Application Deadlines and Hearing Dates 2018

Site Plan Review Application

Site Plan Review Meetings and Deadlines, June 2018 - December 2018

Community Development Schedule of Fees

Business Tax Receipt (Occupational License Application)*

Affidavit of Compliance Regarding Home Businesses

*To renew your Business Tax Receipt, please contact the Okeechobee County Tax Collector's Office at (863) 763-3421.

Comprehensive Plan

Okeechobee County Comprehensive Plan, June 9, 2016

Okeechobee Count Future Land Use Map, June 9, 2016, 24x36



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