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As Broward County celebrates its centennial, we’re looking towards Broward’s future, ensuring it will thrive for the next 100 years! With 1.8 million residents and 11 million visitors annually, we’ve got a lot to plan for! Working with you and our 31 municipalities, our goal is to review Broward County’s Land Use and Comprehensive Plans to make sure they reflect our current and anticipated growth and priorities. These priorities include things like transit, affordable housing, climate change and economic development. Let your voice be heard and help us plan Broward County’s future! 


Broward's New Land Use Plan Looks to the Year 2040 and Beyond

BROWARD COUNTY, FL - The BrowardNext Broward County Land Use Plan looks to the year 2040 and beyond to address the planning needs of a population that is expected to grow by an estimated 235,000 over the next two decades.  Broward Commissioners asked for a comprehensive land use update two years ago to address 21st Century challenges and needs not anticipated in the original countywide land use plan which was first adopted in 1977 and last updated in 1989, when much of the county was undeveloped.  More... 

Documents for Review


BrowardNEXT had a booth the 14th Annual Broward County Water Matters Day On Saturday, March 12, from 9AM to 3PM at Tree Tops Park in Davie, FL. BroardNEXT had a few hundred visitors that shared their vision for Broward's future.
Follow us on Twitter or look for #BrowardNEXT to see photos of the event.

 Broward County's History of Development

To understand where we are headed, it is important to take a look back and review how we got here.

Downtown Fort Lauderdale  Photo courtesy of Broward County Historical Archives


In Case You Missed It

Our first round of focus area meetings was a huge success; you spoke and we listened!  Below, you can find all of the game changers that came out of each focus area meeting by topic:

Disaster Planning Public Facilities (Non-Transportation)
Housing Redevelopment
Intergovernmental Coordination Transportation
Natural, Recreational and Historic Resources


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