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We disseminate and implement the comprehensive plan and land development regulations and provide a development process to serve the public.

Development Approval Extension HR MARIA


As a result of Executive Orders 17-259, 17-304, 18-17, 18-80, 18-135, 18-214, 18-236, and 18-281 (State of Emergency regarding Hurricane Maria), applicants with valid development orders during the time of Executive Orders may apply for an extension to the expiration of said development order for a total of 439 days and six months. On this page is further information and required application information.

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Development Approval Extension HR FLORENCE


As a result of Executive Order 18-253 (State of Emergency regarding Hurricane Florence), applicants with valid development orders during the time of Executive Orders may apply for an extension to the expiration of said development order for a total of 60 days plus 6 months. On this page is further information and required application information. 

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DEVELOPMENTAL APPROVAL EXTENSION TS MICHAEL


As a result of Executive Orders 18-276 and 18-277 (State of Emergency regarding Tropical Storm Michael), applicants with valid development orders during the time of Executive Orders may apply for an extension to the expiration of said development order for a total of 60* days and six months. On this page is further information and required application information.

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Development Approval Extension Red Tide


As a result of Executive Orders 18-221, 18-275, 18-278, and 18-282 (State of Emergency regarding Red Tide), applicants with valid development orders during the time of Executive Orders may apply for an extension to the expiration of said development order for a total of 125 days and six months. On this page is further information and required application information.

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How Will We Grow?

How Will We Grow will create a blueprint for how Manatee County will grow by the year 2035. Holistic process to include public input meetings, Land Development Code & Comprehensive Plan changes related to managing future growth in the community.

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Port Manatee Encouragement Zone

The Port Manatee Encouragement Zone is a County initiative to facilitate a greater range of employment-based uses near Port Manatee and helps strengthen the economic health of Manatee County.

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Development Trends

Development Trends show how development has increased over the past several years and development maps display where future growth is occurring.

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