All posts by Caroline Charles

Commercial-Locational Criteria Study

Project Overview Planning Commission staff is in the process of updating the Future of Hillsborough: Comprehensive Plan for Unincorporated Hillsborough County. The purpose of this study is to provide an analysis of current Commercial-Locational Criteria for Unincorporated Hillsborough County and analyze best practices resulting in updated policy for the Unincorporated Hillsborough Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use…

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Mobility Section

Project Overview and Scope Previous Next The Mobility Section updates what is currently adopted as the Transportation Element of the Unincorporated Hillsborough County Comprehensive Plan. This Section provides a renewed focus on safety, equity, multimodal choices, resiliency, technology, and context-sensitive road design. Transportation maps within the Comprehensive Plan are also being updated as part of this…

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Environmental and Sustainability Section

The Environmental and Sustainability Section serves to update the Conservation and Aquifer Recharge Element (CARE) of the Unincorporated Hillsborough County Comprehensive Plan. The Environmental and Sustainability Section provides a framework for the conservation, use, and protection of natural resources, wetlands, lakes, soil conservation, Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve, Hillsborough River, and alternative energy. View the Adopted…

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Park Speed Zone Pilot Study

Project Overview The purpose of the Park Speed Zone Pilot Study is to develop a process that can be replicated at parks throughout Hillsborough County, to calm speeds and improve safety on major roads next to parks. A toolbox of safety countermeasures will be developed as part of the process. The pilot project will include three…

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Request for Proposals for Commercial-Locational Criteria Study

Overview The Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission (the “Planning Commission”) provides long-range planning services for four local governments including: unincorporated Hillsborough County and the Cities of Tampa, Plant City, and Temple Terrace. Planning Commission staff is in the process of updating the Future of Hillsborough: Comprehensive Plan for Unincorporated Hillsborough County Florida. It has been…

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Solid Waste Section

Project Overview and Scope Previous Next Photos and video provided by Hillsborough County The Solid Waste Section serves to update the Solid Waste Element of the Unincorporated Hillsborough County Comprehensive Plan. The update is designed to provide a long-term framework for the County to be a leader in sustainable solid waste management. Incorporating the integrated…

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Recreation and Open Space Section

Project Overview and Scope Previous Next Photos provided by Hillsborough County The Recreation and Open Space Section serves to update the Recreation and Open Space Element of the Unincorporated Hillsborough County Comprehensive Plan. The Recreation and Open Space Section provides a framework for long-range planning of recreation parks, conservation parks, recreational trails and preserves. The…

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TA/CPA 21-11 – Floor Area Ratio for Residential in the Community Mixed Use-35, Community Commercial-35, and Urban Mixed Use-60 Future Land Use Categories

Project Overview The adopted Imagine 2040: Tampa Comprehensive Plan allows developers to utilize Floor Area Ratio (FAR) or dwelling units per acre for residential development in several Future Land Use (FLU) categories. At the direction of Tampa City Council, the City of Tampa staff has submitted a plan amendment to the Future Land Use Category…

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Hillsborough County Comprehensive Plan Update

Creating Great Places Stay connected Sign up to receive email updates on all Hillsborough County Comprehensive Plan Updates. If you would only like updates on a particular section, please visit the individual project page(s) to sign up.  One Water Potable Water Wastewater Stormwater Management Water Resource Protection Natural Open Space Environmental & Sustainability Coastal Management…

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Coastal Management Section

Project Overview and Scope The Coastal Management Section serves to update the Coastal Management Element (CME) of the Unincorporated Hillsborough County Comprehensive Plan. The Coastal Management Section provides a framework for the protection of natural coastal resources, and human life and property from a natural disaster. The purpose of the Coastal Management Section is to provide…

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Value Added Mobility Study (VAMS)

Project Overview Plan Hillsborough and University of South Florida have researched and compiled a review of case studies discussing value added or capture mechanisms deployed in the delivery of various transit systems, this review not only provided an evaluation of value added or capture options, but also recognized key persons and organizations whose insights may…

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Speed Management Action Plan wins statewide award

February 2021 – With speed being a major contributor to crash severity, last summer the MPO wrapped up a deep-dive study of speeds on the top 20 Vision Zero road segments. The study found that 14 of those high-injury roads had speed limits well above national guidelines!  The Institute of Transportation Engineers, Florida/ Puerto Rico…

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Environmentally Sensitive Land Credit – HC/CPA 21-04

Overview At the direction of the Board of County Commission, the Planning Commission staff, the Development Services Department and the County Attorney’s Office  were directed to coordinate and prepare an amendment to the Future Land Use Element of the Comprehensive Plan and the Land Development Code, for the purpose of  eliminating  the Environmentally Sensitive Land…

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2021 Smart Cities Mobility Plan

Plan overview Smart Cities technologies can help create a system that is safe, comfortable and convenient for pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders & automobile drivers. Existing & cutting-edge technologies like navigation apps, real-time traffic management, smart street lights & many others can solve real-world problems by providing information to travelers, improving communication among road users, planning…

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Request for Proposals for Affordable Housing Density Bonus

Overview The Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission (the “Planning Commission”) provides long-range planning services for four local governments including: unincorporated Hillsborough County and the Cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace. Planning Commission staff is in the process of updating the Future of Hillsborough: Comprehensive Plan for Unincorporated Hillsborough County Florida. It has been…

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