Index of sustainable development provisions in Florida municipal codes [Requires Registration]

Index of sustainable development provisions in Florida municipal codes. Carlton Fields online version (2013) – 671 pp.

The index excerpts Florida municipal and county codes that address sustainable development through green building, low impact development, and renewable energy, including Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs.

University of Florida (2006). A Review of Municipal Ordinances for Sustainable Development. 51 ppA review of municipal ordinances addressing Sustainable Development from both within and outside of Florida. The review compiles and summarizes city and county ordinances that provide incentives or regulations to promote sustainable development. Links to Municode.

DEP (2009). Florida Friendly Landscape Guidance Models for Ordinances, Covenants and Restrictions.  52 pp. DEP and UF provide two guidelines for model ordinances to promote Florida-Friendly Landscape principles in local government Land Development Regulations and model restrictive covenants for developments that require Florida-Friendly Landscaping, including low-impact development and efficient fertilization concepts.

DEP (2010). Model Ordinance for Florida Friendly Fertilizer Use on Urban Landscapes. 10 pp.

DEP (2009). Best Management Practices for the Enhancement of Environmental Quality on Florida Golf Courses. 136 pp. The DEP BMP publication is directed both at golf course operators and elected officials, planners and developers to provide sound management strategies that allow the sustainable maintenance of golf courses for environmental protection, water quality protection, and water conservation.