Palm Beach County - Comprehensive Plan Amendment Process

Welcome to the Palm Beach County Plan Amendment Activity page. A key function of the Planning Division is to manage changes to the County’s Comprehensive Plan through the amendment process.

Comprehensive Plan Amendments

The County processes several rounds of amendments to the Comprehensive Plan per year with intakes scheduled four time per year. The Amendment Process Summary summarizes the amendment process. 

Amendment Schedules - Amendment schedules for active and upcoming amendment rounds are posted online at the links below.

2015 Schedules

2016 Schedules

Amendment Application - The Comprehensive Plan Amendment Application for Future Land Use Atlas Amendments and Text & Map Series Amendments, along with Tier changes, can be found on the Amendment Application page.

Proposed Amendments - Public Hearing Notices - Each submitted amendment application is summarized on the Amendments in Process page. Proposed FLUA Amendments are proposed to change the future land use designation.  These sites are posted with Public Notice signs during the amendment process and property owners within 500 feet (1,000 feet within the Exurban and Rural Tiers) receive a notification by mail within 30 days of the first public hearing. Information is provided by clicking the various links on this page. 

Public Hearings - Agendas & Staff Reports - Proposed amendments are presented at  a Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioner (BCC) public hearings.  Small Scale amendments are subject to one BCC hearing, and Large Scale Amendments are subject to two public hearings.  The Planning Commission page and the BCC Agendas & Minutes page provides the associated public hearing agendas & staff reports approximately one week prior to each public hearing.

Adopted Amendment Ordinances - Proposed amendments are adopted by Ordinance.  Adopted ordinances & final staff reports are posted approximately one week after each adoption public hearing on the Amendments & Ordinances page.