Planning - Comp Plan - Managed Growth

 

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  • What is the Managed Growth Tier System?
    Answer:

    The County's Comprehensive Plan identifies five tiers as distinct geographical areas within the County to recognize and accommodate various types of development patterns that allow for a diverse range of lifestyle choices, and livable, sustainable communities. Managed Growth Tier System Map.


  • What are the names of the different Managed Growth Tiers?
    Answer:

    There are five Tiers: Urban/Suburban, Exurban, Rural, Agricultural Reserve and Glades as indicated on the Managed Growth Tier System Map.


  • How can I determine in which Managed Growth Tier a property is located?
    Answer:

    A Managed Growth Tier System Map is available in the County Planning Division 561-233-5300 or visit the PBC Planning Division website: http://discover.pbcgov.org/pzb/planning/ and select Comprehensive Plan and then select Managed Growth Tier.


  • Does the Managed Growth Tier designation affect the development regulations for a property?
    Answer:

    ​Yes, it does.The Tier designation may affect various design related criteria including: development regulations, landscaping, signage, etc.


  • May a Managed Growth Tier boundary be amended?
    Answer:

    ​Yes. The boundary may be changed through the Large Scale Amendment process, generally with a concurrent change to the parcel's Future Land Use designation, subject to an approval by the Board of County Commissioners.Contact the Planning Division at 561-233-5300 to discuss request with a Planner.