Land Use, Future Land Use and Zoning

Land Use describes the existing use of land as defined by the county Property Appraiser.

Future land use designations show land use types and densities that a county and/or city has determined to be the most desirable for a particular area. Future land use is meant to guide future development and re-development.

Zoning defines current allowable uses of land and characteristics of structures on the property such as building height.

In some counties, the county government provides unified land use, future land use, and zoning maps that cover the entire county. In other counties, the county government provides maps for the unincorporated areas, and each city is each responsible for maps within their jurisdiction.

Use land use and zoning information to:

  • Evaluate what types of development can occur where.
  • Evaluate what an area may look like in the future, based on the future land use map.
  • Analyze existing land use.

If you are looking for Future Land Use and Zoning code descriptions, Municode has most Code of Ordinances online for city and county governments in Florida. The zoning descriptions are provided there more often than the future land use descriptions. Comprehensive plans are often available on local government websites and these contain detailed descriptions of future land use.

Land Use and Zoning Products and Services

Florida Maps Online - View Future Land Use and Zoning designations online. Zoom to an address, view future land use, zoning outlines and labels, aerial photos, property boundaries, flood zones, wetlands, elevation, streets, and more. Print 8.5x11, 11x17 or 24x36 maps (landscape or portrait) on your printer. You can also search parcels by one or more land use codes.

Available Land Use and Zoning Map Layers

Land Use

Description
Land use shows existing land use as assaigned by the county Property Appraiser for a particular area. Land use is mapped at the parcel level.
Usable Map Scale Range
1:800 to 1:200,000
Available Counties
Alachua, Baker, Bay, Bradford, Brevard, Broward, Calhoun, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Columbia, Desoto, Duval, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Holmes, Indian River, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Lee, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Madison, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Nassau, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, Seminole, St Johns, St Lucie, Sumter, Suwannee, Taylor, Union, Volusia, Wakulla, Walton, Washington.
Land Use Map Sample

Future Land Use

Description
Future land use shows future land use codes as defined by local governments.
Usable Map Scale Range
1:800 to 1:200,000
Available Counties
Alachua, Baker, Bay, Brevard, Calhoun, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Desoto, Duval, Flagler, Gadsden, Gulf, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Nassau, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Polk, Sarasota, Seminole, St Johns, Sumter, Taylor, Volusia, Washington.

More counties are being added. Please Contact Us to help prioritize adding more areas.

Future Land Use Map Sample

Zoning

Description
Zoning shows zoning codes as defined by local governments.
Usable Map Scale Range
1:800 to 1:200,000
Available Counties
Charlotte, Clay, Collier, Duval, Hillsborough, Martin, Miami-Dade, Nassau, Orange, and St Johns.

Counties with zoning included in parcels:
Alachua, Charlotte, Citrus, Indian River, Lee, Manatee, Miami-Dade, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, and Sarasota.

More counties are being added. Please Contact Us to help prioritize adding more areas.

Zoning Map Sample