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Florida State and Local Government Climate Change Action Plans and Green Initiatives
Broward County > Environmental Planning and Community Resilience > Climate Change > Florida State and Local Government Climate Change Action Plans and Green Initiatives

State of Florida

Phase 1 Report of the Governor's Action Team on Energy and Climate Change (PDF): November 2007. Pursuant to Executive Order 07-128, this report provides findings and recommendations addressing 11 charges, framed by three principal energy challenges facing Florida: stimulate economic development, achieve energy security and address the effects of global climate change.

Florida Energy and Climate Change Action Plan - Phase Two (PDF): October 2008. 50 separate policy recommendations to address climate change in Florida. Cost benefit analysis of recommended policies are included. 

Florida Counties

Actions compiled by the  National Association of Counties as of January 2009

Alachua County FL Fleet Operating Procedures (PDF)
Alachua County, FL- Sustainable Map (PDF)
Broward County, FL - Climate Resolution (PDF)
Broward County, FL - Climate Resolution (PDF)
Broward County FL Climate Protection Agreement Resolution (PDF)
Collier County FL Recycling Ordinance (PDF)
Hillsborough County FL Green Initiatives (PDF)
Lake County, FL - Green Building Ordinance (PDF)
Lake County FL Illicit Discharge Ordinance (PDF)
Lee County, FL - Landscaping Ordinance (PDF)
Lee County, FL - Landscaping Ordinance (PDF)
Leon County FL Workshop on Green Buildings Information (PDF)
Leon County FL Green Activities Overview (PDF)
Leon County FL Energy and Conservation Projects Overview (PDF)
Miami-Dade County FL Sustainable Building Policy and Resolution Status Report (PDF)
Miami-Dade County FL CO2 Reduction Final Report (PDF)
Miami -Dade County Climate Change Advisory Task Force-Phase II report (PDF)
Orange County FL Climate Change Implementation Plan (PDF)
Orange County FL Climate Sustainability Plan (PDF)
Pinellas County FL Bushnell Center for Urban Sustainability (PDF)
Pinellas County FL Community Model for Sustainability (PDF)
Pinellas County FL Leadership and Implementation of Sustainability Program Overview (PDF)
Pinellas County FL Local Government Standard Filter Tool (PDF)
Sarasota County FL 2030 Challenge Resolution (PDF)
Sarasota County FL and Land Use and Golf Courses Ordinances (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Community Housing Fund Program (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Ecological Footprint Assessment (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Employee Outreach on Sustainability (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Environmental Procurement Ordinance (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Fertilizer and Landscape Management Code Brochure (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Fertilizer Restrictions Resolution (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Green Building Resolution (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Green Development Resolution (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Green Housekeeping Policy (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Plug In Hybrid Electric Vehicles Resolution (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Public Outreach Renewable Energy Center (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Roadmap to Sustainability (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Street Tree Ordinance (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Sustainability Resolution (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Sustainable Community Baseline (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Trees in Canopy Road Designated Areas Ordinance (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Water Efficient Landscaping Resolution (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Designation of Canopy Roads Amendment (PDF)
Sarasota County FL Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Report 2008 (PDF)
St. Lucie County, FL - Green Overview (PDF)
Volusia County FL Environmental Management Overview (PDF)
Volusia County FL Green Initiatives Overview (PDF)

Florida Cities

Delray Beach Green Task Force Final Report
Energy Conservation and Carbon Footprint Reduction by Lake Worth City Government Facilities
Gainesville, FL : One community's strategy to reduce global warming (PDF)
City of Tallahassee Green Initiatives 2008 Annual Report (PDF)
City of Tamarac Green Initiatives
City of Miramar Green Initiatives
City of Coral Springs Go Green

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