Planning and Zoning

Planning and Zoning seeks to develop partnerships with businesses, residents, landowners, and stakeholders to build a sustainable, prosperous community that distinguishes Hendry County.  This inclusive approach supports and facilities growth as outlined in the Hendry County Comprehensive Plan.

 The best of both worlds is provided in Hendry County..... we have beautiful wildlife and 

 Alligator Photo by Ken Corrigan

 Airglades Area

 great locations for business.  Hendry County the place to work, live, and play.


The Planning and Zoning Department consists of two staff members, Margaret Emblidge, AICP, Planning & Community Development Director and Myra Johnson, Planning and Zoning Coordinator. You can reach them via email at the following addresses:



Office Hours                                                            
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
640 S Main St., La belle, FL 33935
Closed holidays
Phone (863) 675-5240
Fax (863) 674-4194