A zoning reclassification may be applied for when a property owner wants to change the official
zoning designation on his/her property. The criteria for review and approval of a zoning
reclassification are based on the applicable land use designation and policies of the City of
Temple Terrace Comprehensive Land Use Plan, the character of the surrounding area as well as
other applicable City plans and goals. At least one (but may involve two) public hearing/s are
required before the City Council which makes final decision. From filing to final decision, the
process typically takes a minimum of three (3) months. The planner assigned to your petition
will be your main contact person throughout the process.
The Property Owner/Applicant conducts a Pre-Application Conference
with the Community Development Department staff to discuss the
Property Owner/Applicant submits Zoning Reclassification Application
and supporting information/documents.
Community Development reviews submitted materials and prepares
documents for Agency/Committee Reviews.
• The Hillsborough County Community School Board (reviews and
reports on the application for consistency with school concurrency
regulations.) (If Applicable)
• The Hillsborough County City County Planning Commission
(reviews and reports on the application for consistency with city of
temple terrace comprehensive plan.)
• The Development Review Committee (comprised of
representatives for the various City departments that review and
report on the application based on their specific duties and
Public notice of the request will be done with a newspaper ad and posting
of a sign to the public hearing.
(1) For Planned Developments and other Zoning requests less than or
equal to 10 acres, a newspaper ad will be published 30 days before
the public hearing and a sign will be posted 14 days before the
(2) For Planned Developments and other Zoning requests greater than
10 acres, a newspaper ad will be published 14 days before the
hearing and a sign will be posted 14 days before the hearing.
The planner assigned to your petition will prepare a staff report for the
City Council and schedule a hearing date.
The City Council makes the final decision, taking into consideration the
staff reports, and the testimonies of the staff, the petitioner, and the public.
The required public hearing(s) will be scheduled during regular City
Council meetings, which are held the first and third Tuesday of each
Rezone SF Residential to SF Residential
Rezone Reclassification (Non-PD)
PD Rezone/Modification less than 5 acres
PD Rezone/Modification of 5 to 10 acres
PD Rezone/Modification of 10 acres or greater
Petition for Reconsideration
*Plus Advertising Cost
* Advertising Cost is to pay for the legal advertisement required by Florida Statute in the local newspaper as well as notice to the
surrounding property owners. These advertising requirements are performed by the City Clerk and the property owner will be
billed separately by that department subsequent to advertising.
NOTE: Please fill out the Authorized Agent Affidavit if the zoning reclassification is being applied for by
someone other than the property owner.
Please include the following information in the application package:
Completed Zoning Reclassification Application
Application Filing Fee
Authorized Agent Affidavit (if required)
Additional Owner Signature Sheet (if applicable)
Copy of Deed showing current owners of record
Boundary Survey or Plat
Concept Plan (if rezoning to Planned Development)
USB – Electronic copy of ALL above application materials (including Legal Description in word format)
I hereby certify that I am (we are) owner(s) of record of the above described property or I (we) have
written permission from the owner(s) of record (copy of authorized agent affidavit attached) to request
this action. I hereby certify that the information submitted on this application is true and correct to the
best of my knowledge at the time of application.
Signature of Applicant/Owner
NOTE: All persons having a legal or equitable ownership interest in the property must sign the application.
Publicly held corporations must provide the name and address of the corporation and principal executive officers.
By checking this box, I acknowledge that I am electronically signing this form and that the above information is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.
The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this_________ day of_______, 20____by_________________________ who is personally known to me or produced_______________________________________as identification and who did________ take an oath.
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