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Planning Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  What do I need to do to open/operate a business in the City of DeBary?
A:  All businesses and home occupations in the City of DeBary require a Business Tax Receipt (formerly occupational license) in addition to any County or State licenses. Contact the City of DeBary Planning Department at 386-668-2040 x 300, cbordine@debary.org for general requirements and to obtain an application form. You may also download the application form and fee schedule from the City’s Website.

Q:  How do I obtain the zoning classification for my property? .
A:  Contact the City of DeBary Planning Department at 386-668-2040 x 300, or email: cbordine@debary.org  to obtain your zoning classification or you may view the Zoning Map


Q:  What are the building setbacks and other dimensional requirements for my property?  
A:  Zoning defines permitted uses of land and characteristics such as building height and setbacks. Zoning requirements including setbacks, building height and lot coverage are determined by a property’s particular zoning designation. Contact the City of DeBary Planning Department at 386-668-2040 x 300 cbordine@debary.org to obtain setbacks and other zoning requirements for your property. You may also view the City’s Zoning Regulations.  

Q:  How do I obtain the Future Land Use Designation of my property?
A:  Future land use designations show land use types and densities that the city has determined to be the most desirable for a particular area. Future land use is meant to guide future development and re-development. Contact the City of DeBary Planning Department at 386-668-2040 x 300,  cbordine@debary.org to obtain the future land use designation of your property or you may view the City’s Future Land Use map.

Q:  When is a site plan required?   
A:  A final site plan development order is required for site construction of any non-residential development in the City. Contact the City of DeBary Planning Department at 386-668-2040 x 300,cbordine@debary.org for general requirements and to obtain an application form.

Q:  How do I split my lots?
A:  Only parcels that are made up of combined legally platted lots may be subdivided back into their original lot configuration provided that each parcel meets the zoning standards of the property’s zoning classification without the necessity of a variance. Please contact City of DeBary Planning Department at 386-668-2040 x 300, cbordine@debary.org for additional information and application requirements.

Q:  How do I combine my lots for tax purposes and/or to make a unified building site?
A:  Lot combination requests are processed through the Volusia County Property Appraiser (386-775-5257 Orange City Office); however a “No Objection” letter is required from the City of DeBary.  Please contact the City of DeBary Planning Department at 386-668-2040 x 300, cbordine@debary.org for additional information and to request a letter of “No Objection”.












 
 
City of DeBary, FL
16 Colomba Rd, DeBary, FL 32713
Phone: (386) 668-2040  Fax: (386) 668-4122