Planning Department

The Planning Department is responsible for a variety of services including, but not limited to, Comprehensive Plan Amendments, Conditional Use Permitting and Variances. For a list of additional services click here

The Historic Preservation Board is also involved with the Planning Department, more information about the Board can be seen here:

Boards & Committees

Developers and builders can follow the steps below for more information regarding Future Land Use and Lot Types.  Please note the City of Eustis does not have zoning districts. The City regulates and approves land use activities in accordance with the Future Land Use Map designations in the Comprehensive Plan and the Land Development Regulation.

Here's How It Works: Start Here!

Click on the following link to use a map showing Future Land Use Districts for properties.
*Please confirm your Future Land Use District by contacting as the Lake County map may contain outdated district labels*

Click on the blue Continue button to enter the map. Type the address into the blue search field at the top of the page, then hit the enter key or search icon to locate that address. The property will be shown with a color and corresponding two or three letter symbol. That symbol indicates your Future Land Use District. 

Go to the Future Land Use District tab below to find the particular flyer for that specific Future Land Use. The flyer should give you more details on that particular district including the allowed uses and those uses which will need City Commission approval.

Next: Codes and Regulations.

Development Approval Flowchart(PDF, 8MB)

Site Development Requirements(PDF, 894KB)

Regulation Table Handout(PDF, 3MB)

Site Lighting Regulation(PDF, 1MB)

Lot Split Regulations(PDF, 1MB)

Sign Code(PDF, 2MB)


Final Step: Applications.


Development Application

Certificate of Appropriateness(PDF, 253KB)

Change of Use Form(PDF, 601KB)

Request for Written Response Form(PDF, 62KB)


Additional Services.

Yard Sale Permit

Pre-Application Assistance Meeting

Lot Splits

Fence Brochure(PDF, 460KB) / Fence Affidavit(PDF, 563KB)

Sign Brochure(PDF, 564KB) / Sign Permit(PDF, 371KB)

Tree Removal Permit(PDF, 442KB)

Alcoholic Beverage Application(PDF, 976KB)


Need more information on address changes? Please visit Lake County's website at Read More here: Need An Address?(PDF, 149KB) 

* Please be advised that the estimated permit plan review time is as follows:
     - Planning: 7 to 14 business days
     - Building Official/Sr. Fire Inspector: 7 to 10 days

Following reviews by planning, building, and fire, may be an additional day or so for administrative processing. The review time is the same for all permits whether a revision or new submittal.

Every effort is made to insure that information provided herein is timely and correct; however, users should keep in mind that this information is provided only as a public convenience. In any case where reliance on information is required, the official records of the city should be consulted.