The City of Tampa has been awarded a $75k grant from The Florida Resilient Coastlines Program (FRCP) to study the impacts of sea-level rise on our community and to identify key recommendations for resilience planning. With the grant, the City Planning Department will complete an analysis of current land use, zoning, and building regulations and recommend strategies to prepare for projected sea-level rise impacts.
The City Planning Department is partnering with the Florida Center for Community Design and Research at USF, the Hillsborough County Planning Commission, and other agencies to complete the project.
- Report I - Background and Inventory
- Report II - SLR Conference Summary
- Report III - Application of SLR Projects
- Report IV - Location of SLR Projects
- Report V - Final Recommendations
- Report VI - Illustrated Guide
- Report VII - Homeowners Guide
- Report VIII - Final Sea Level Rise Map
- May 12 Presentation of Recommendations
Continuing our series of meetings on Sea Level Rise in the City of Tampa, this webinar presents the initial findings and potential regulatory options for addressing sea level rise.
The City Planning Department hosted 3-hour webinar to inform community stakeholders of the potential implications of sea level rise on the City of Tampa. The webinar featured sessions from experts on the following topics:
The State of Sea Level Rise In Tampa Bay : Maya Burke, Tampa Bay Estuary Program
Why Should We Be Concerned? : Forbes Tomkins, The Pew Charitable Trusts
What Areas of the City are most at risk to Sea Level Rise : Brian Cook, Florida Center for Community Design and Research
What can we learn from other communities? : Andy Sternad, Waggoner and Ball
Regulatory options in response to Sea Level Rise : Brian Cook, Florida Center for Community Design and Research
On Tuesday, November 24th, the City Planning Department hosted an on-line webinar to kick off the planning effort for the Sea Level Rise Regulatory Assessment. This is the first of three community meetings. Attendees learned about the project’s goals and objectives, the future sea-level rise projections, and the approach that will be undertaken to identify and mitigate the risks to sea level rise in our community.