Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program

June 29, 2015 Update:

A Public Hearing will be held on August 4, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. seeking public input on the city's 2015 Annual Action Plan. The plan was developed and will be submitted to HUD to meet statutory requirements for the receipt of federal funds under the CDBG program. The city’s estimated CDBG allocation for FY 2015 is $258,112.

Consistent with the city’s adopted Five Year Consolidated Plan; the city is proposing to prioritize the expenditure of its FY 2015 CDBG funds to construct public infrastructure/sanitary sewer improvements in a low/moderate income neighborhood, and install audible pedestrian crossing signals. The activities proposed for funding during the 2015 Program Year are as follows:

White Acres Public Infrastructure/Sanitary Sewer Project $196,490
Audible Pedestrian Crossing Signals $10,000
Planning and Administration $51,622

A detailed account of the activities and costs associated with the CDBG program may be obtained by visiting the city’s website at, or by contacting Kent Donahue, Public Information Officer and Grants Manager, at telephone 386-506-5522, Written comments may be submitted by email at, or by regular U.S. Mail attention to: David Harden, Interim City Manager, 1000 City Center Circle, Port Orange FL 32129.

Public input is welcomed at any time on any aspect of the city's CDBG program. Please use the e-mail link, telephone number or mailing address as indicated below.

The Community Development Block Grant program is administered nationally by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  Federal monies are awarded annually to cities and counties based upon a formula for activities designed to improve the quality of life within communities by providing decent, safe and sanitary housing, a suitable living environment, and expanding economic opportunities.  Primary beneficiaries of CDBG funds must be low and moderate-income households.  These are defined as a family whose annual income does not exceed 80% of the median income for the area.   The CDBG program is authorized under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Public Law 93-383, as amended; 42 U.S.C.-5301 et seq.  The City of Port Orange became a CDBG entitlement community in 2006.

CDBG activities selected by a community for implementation must further the national objectives of improving the quality of life for low and moderate income persons; aid in the prevention or elimination of slum and blight; and meet a need having a particular urgency.  Based upon a five (5) year Consolidated Plan adopted locally, communities may use CDBG funds that are allocated to them for the following:  Acquisition of land and/or buildings; disposition of land or buildings; installation or construction of a public facility; clearance and demolition; housing services; homeownership assistance; rehabilitation of properties; code enforcement; historic preservation; lead-based paint testing, evaluation, reduction and clearance; public services; economic development and planning and administration. 

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Contact Us: Kent Donahue
PIO/Grants Coordinator
1000 City Center Circle
Port Orange, FL 32129
Tel: 386-506-5522


Note: PDF documents on this site require the latest version of Adobe Reader

2014 CDBG Funding Allocation
2014 FY CDBG Annual Action Plan
2015 CDBG Funding Allocation
2015 DRAFT CDBG Annual Action Plan
CDBG Eligible Areas (Map)
CDBG Eligible Areas (Map East)
CDBG Eligible Areas (Map West)
CDBG Operating and Procedures Manual
Citizen Participation Plan
Consolidated Plan FY 2011 - 2015 and FY 2011 Action Plan - Approval by HUD - September 1, 2011
Environmental Review Record/No Impact (ERR) FY2013 Acquisition of Property/Release of Funds Request
FY 2013 Award Letter from HUD
FY2014 Environmental Record Review (ERR) / No Impact - Release of Funds Request
Notice of Public Hearing - Proposed Annual Action Plan FY2014
Notice of Public Hearing - Proposed Change to FY2013 Action Plan & Consolidated Plan
PROPOSED FY 2014 CDBG Action Plan
Public Hearing Notice - CAPER FY 2013

Public Input Meetings:
Public Hearing Notice - FY 2014 CDBG Annual Action Plan Meeting - August 12, 2014
Public Hearing Notice - Transfer of remaining FY13 Funds to FY14
Public Hearing Notice - FY 2013 Modification Aug. 5, 2014

Other CDBG Resources:

Important Numbers
Main Number

Customer Service
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Community Development & Building Permits

Code Compliance Hotline

Fire Administration

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation Afterhours

Police Department

Police Non-Emergency & Animal Control

Public Utilities

Public Utilities Afterhours

Public Works

Public Works Afterhours

City Manager,
Mayor & City Council


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