Future Land Use

Abstract

The future land use data represents areas that are assigned a future land use designation by a county or an incorporated city.

In some counties, the county government provides unified future land use data set.

Purpose

Each county and municipality in Florida are required to create a future land use map that guides future development and re-development.

Time Period of Content

  • Beginning date: 2014
  • Ending date: 2016

Update Frequency

semi-annual to every two years

Publish Date

8/2016

Originator

County and Municipal Governments

Publisher

MapWise Inc.

Theme Keywords

future, land use, map

Place Keywords

Florida, Alachua, Baker, Bay, Brevard, Calhoun, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, DeSoto, Duval, Flagler, Gadsden, Glades, Gulf, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Hillsborough, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Nassau, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, Seminole, St Johns, St Lucie, Sumter, Taylor, Volusia, Washington.

Source Scale

Varies

Horizontal Accuracy

Spatial accuracy varies depending on how the future land use polygons are mapped. Many agencies utilize parcel data to align future land use boundaries, which creates very accurate boundaries. However, some agencies use much less accurate base maps for reference and accuracy is unknown.

Format

SHP

Format Details

Polygon

Projection

Florida Albers HARN

Field Names

Field Description Type
flu_code Future land use code Text
flu_code2 Future land use code2 Text
flu_desc Code descriptive name Text
flu_gen Generalized descriptive name Text
city_name City name or UNINCORPORATED for county government Text
county_name County name Text
notes Notes Text
dca_num DCA Number Text
flu_desc_ext Extended FLU description Text
d_date Data date Text
density_acres Maximum residential density as calculated from FLU code description Numeric(6,2)

Comments

Comprehensive plans that contain detailed descriptions of future land use are often available on local government websites.