RCAP Database | Sustainable Communities and Transportation Planning: SP-4

Develop criteria in collaboration with municipal and county planning authorities for the purpose of defining Adaptation Action Areas as well as other areas requiring adaptation improvements related to coastal flooding and sea level rise that may include, but not be limited to:

  • Areas below, at, or near mean higher high water;
  • Areas which have a hydrological connection to coastal waters;
  • Areas designated as evacuation zones for storm surge; and/or
  • Other areas impacted by climate related drainage/flood control issues.
Planning Horizon: 
Immediate (0-2 years)
Potential Partners: 
County and Municipal Planning Authorities, Regional Planning Councils
Potential Funding Sources: 
USEPA, NOAA, FEMA, FDEM, FDEO
Estimated Resources Required: 
Existing Staff Resources
Milestone Progress: 
Conduct local workshops Prepare a Guidance Document Seek formal acceptance/use of guidance document and criteria by planning and governmental agencies.