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Land Use & Housing

Image of hurricane damage
Damage following Hurricane Andrew, Dade County, FL (1992)

The Land Use & Housing topic includes the following issues:

  • Temporary moratoria on building, reconstruction and repair
  • Non-conforming use policy
  • Build-back policy
  • Private property rights issues
  • Redevelopment priority areas
  • Areas to reduce scale of development
  • Areas to increase or intensify development opportunities
  • Rebuilding priorities
  • Redevelopment in the Coastal Storm Area (CSA)
  • Neighborhood preservation and gentrification issues
  • Adaptation and mitigation to reduce risks from future storms
  • Land acquisition
  • Criteria for temporary uses
  • Interim Housing
  • Use, placement, and removal of temporary housing
  • Historic structures
  • Economic redevelopment