Request for Proposals for Future Land Use Assessment



The Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission (the “Planning Commission”) provides long-range planning services for four local governments including: unincorporated Hillsborough County and the Cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace. Planning Commission staff is in the process of updating the Imagine 2040: Tampa Comprehensive Plan, and is seeking proposals from qualified planning consultants to provide analysis and recommendations regarding several aspects of the City of Tampa Future Land Use Section, including the Land Use Category Matrix and specified policy provisions.

The deadline for electronic submittal of proposals is 5:00 p.m. on February 11, 2022, to Jennifer Malone, AICP ( and Melissa Dickens, AICP ( Proposals submitted after the stated closing date and time will not be accepted.

Service providers who have experience working with governmental projects in the Hillsborough County area, as well as women and minority-owned firms, are encouraged to respond.  The Planning Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

Questions submitted by the Jan. 20th deadline will be posted below on Jan. 26.


A: There are no additional stakeholders, that provision will be removed from the final scope.


January 12, 2022

Request for Proposal (RFP) Release Date

January 20 , 2022 by 12:00pm (noon)

Electronic Submittal of Questions

January 26, 2021

Answers to Questions posted to RFP Webpage

February 11, 2022 by 5 pm

Due Date

February 18, 2022

Interview Notification

February 28 and March 2, 2022

It is recommended to note the above dates in case you are selected for an interview.

Interviews with Top Three Applicants

March 4, 2022

April 11, 2022

Planning Commission Staff Consultant Selection

Planning Commission Approval of Consultant Selection



Headshot of Melissa Dickens

Melissa Dickens, AICP, Strategic Planning and Policy Manager

T: 813.756.0355

Jennifer Malone, AICP, Executive Planner- City of Tampa Liaison

T: 813.582.7324