Bio

Vince Sandersfeld


Vince Sandersfeld is the Director of the City of Mount Dora Planning and Development Department. 

Sandersfeld brings 30 years of experience in in community development, planning, zoning, redevelopment, comprehensive plans, land use, master plans, permitting, development plans, and urban design. His previous position with Mount Dora includes six years as the City’s Planning Coordinator/Manager. He worked as a planner for a local city government in Central Florida for 20 consecutive years and has problem-solving skills, a long history in managing within a complex regulatory environment, and experiencing growth land use challenges. Sandersfeld has dedicated his career to serving the public and helping the community collectively shape their living environment.

The position oversees seven separate functions: 1) Long range Planning; 2) Zoning; 3) Development Review; 4) Building and Fire Construction Services (permitting and inspection); 5) Historic Preservation; 6) two Community Redevelopment Agencies; 7) Business Tax Receipt Program. Planning staff also coordinates the Development Review Committee (DRC).

Sandersfeld received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Community and Regional Planning from Iowa State University. Member of the American Planning and Zoning Association/Florida Chapter, Florida Redevelopment Association, and participated in the Florida Planning and Zoning Association (Past Central Florida Chapter Officer - Secretary).