Planning & Zoning Services

The Planning & Zoning Department preforms a variety of services to safeguard the integrity and essence of the Town of Oakland by administering the Town’s Land Development Code.


The Town of Oakland has contracted Wade Trim to serve as the Planning & Zoning Department for the Town. Wade Trim sits offsite in Tampa, Florida.


  • Planning & Zoning Team
    • Town Planner – Brad Cornelius
    • Planner II – Sarah Mastison
  • How to Contact the Planning & Zoning Team if you have any questions:
    • Email (fastest form of contact):
    • Phone (leave a message): 813-415-4952
  • Contacting Hours:
    • Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Fee Payment:

  • All Invoiced Planning Fees should be paid via check, made out to the Town of Oakland.
  • Delivery of checks:
    1. Mailed into the Town of Oakland
      • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 98, Oakland, FL 34760
    2. In person at the town of Oakland's Administration Building
      • Location: 230 North Tubb Street, Oakland, FL 34760
  1. For Invoice payments specified to be made to other municipalities (City of Winter Garden or City of Clermont) or Orange County Public Schools:
    • City of Clermont:
      • Check – made out to the City of Clermont
      • Mail or drop off check to the Town of Oakland Administrative Building
    • City of Winter Garden:
      • Check – made out to the City of Winter Garden
      • Contact the City of Winter Garden directly for the best payment method.
    • Orange County Public Schools (OCPS):
      • Check is made out to OCPS
      • Mail or drop off check to the Town of Oakland Administrative Building


Uniform Planning Project Application

Resolution 2023-02 Development Application Review Fee Schedule

Official Zoning Code of the Town of Oakland

Note: The Town Planner and his staff also provide zoning reviews that may be required as a first step to securing a building permit. Those reviews are initiated after the building permit is submitted. More information on applying for a building permit is available here.