Florida Risk

Land Use Planning



  • Coastal Barrier Resources System
    This law encourages the conservation of hurricane prone, biologically rich coastal barriers by restricting Federal expenditures that encourage development, such as Federal flood insurance.
  • Endangered Species Act
    While this law was created to protect and recover endangered wildlife, it sometimes limits development in hurricane-prone areas.
  • Coastal Smart Growth(NOAA)
    This National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Web site is a resource for communities seeking to capitalize on their location without compromising safety and growth opportunities. Resources, planning tools, and case studies included.


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