Local Planning Agency
Under Sec. 163.3174, F.S., each local government is required to establish, by ordinance, a Local Planning Agency (LPA). The Local Planning Agency reviews rezoning and comprehensive plan amendments in Bonita Springs. The LPA consists of appointed members selected from the community. It has the responsibility for making recommendations to the City Council regarding development of, or changes to, the City’s Comprehensive Plan and the Land Development Code as well as a variety of other items, to ensure that they are consistent with, and serve to implement, the City’s Comprehensive Plan.