Housing and Community Development Department

The Housing and Community Development Department (HCD) works to make communities vibrant and livable through the implementation of long-term County policies and strategic initiatives in land use, community redevelopment, transportation, and affordable housing.

Quick Facts

Our Population is Growing

By 2045, Pinellas County’s population is projected to grow by over 30,000 permanent residents, reaching over a million people.

Affordable Housing Found Here

As of summer 2021, the County has committed $23.4 million toward 1,197 units that include 884 affordable homes.

Our Mission

“To serve the County by facilitating the creation and preservation of healthy, safe, equitable and sustainable neighborhoods, and the protection of the natural ecosystem through an effective and efficient planning and implementation process.”


Countywide Affordable Housing Program - Homes for Pinellas

Please visit our Homes for Pinellas webpage to learn more about our Affordable Housing Program.

Pinellas County’s Comprehensive Plan Draft Update – PLANPinellas

Please visit our PLANPinellas webpage for the latest information about Pinellas County’s Comprehensive Plan.

Unincorporated Pinellas 1st Form Based Code - Downtown Palm Harbor FBC

Learn more about the Downtown Palm Harbor Form Based Code.

News & Stories

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November 4, 2022

Pinellas County Government offices to be closed on Veterans Day

Pinellas County Government offices will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. This includes departments under the Board…

December 7, 2022, 9:00 am | 5th Floor Assembly Room, Pinellas County Courthouse

Local Planning Agency – Canceled

The Local Planning Agency (LPA) consists of appointed members selected from the community. It has the responsibility for making recommendations to the…


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