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House Bill 697 Presentation

  1. 1. HOUSE bILL 697<br />7.30.09<br />IPARC MEETING<br />
  2. 2. HB 697<br />What are the new planning requirements?<br />Why are these requirements critical?<br />How can we accomplish these requirements?<br />What is the link between HB 697 <br />and SB 360?<br />IPARC MEETING<br />
  3. 3. HB 697<br /> HB 697 Amends Chapter 163, F. S. <br />New Local Planning Requirements effective since July 1, 2008<br />Timeline for Local governments:<br /> To comply no later than due date of EAR- based Amendments<br /> To amend LDRs to be consistent with new amendments within one year <br />
  4. 4. What are the new planning requirements-HB 697?<br />FUTURE LAND USE ELEMENT<br /><ul><li>Discouragement of urban sprawl
  5. 5. Energy efficient land use patterns
  6. 6. Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategies</li></li></ul><li>What are the new planning requirements-HB 697?<br />Supported by data and analysis addressing <br />Urban Sprawl<br />Energy Efficient Land Use Pattern <br />GHG Reduction Strategies<br />FLUM Amendments<br />significant potential impact development patterns MUST COMPLYwith new data and analysis requirements<br />FLUE Text Amendments <br />Must be amended to incorporate transportation strategies to reduce GHG emissions<br />Transportation Element<br />
  7. 7. What are the new planning requirements-HB 697?<br />Must address “factors that affect energy conservation”<br />Conservation Element<br />Include standards, plan and principles <br /><ul><li>energy efficiency in design and construction of new housing
  8. 8. use of renewable energy resources
  9. 9. LEED/USGBC /FGBC (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design/US Green Building Council/Florida Green Building Coalition)</li></ul>Housing Element<br />
  10. 10. Why are these requirements critical?<br />Global warming is unequivocal:<br /> Increase air and ocean temperatures<br /> Rising sea level<br />Widespread melting of snow and ice <br />Global climate change must be fought at<br />local level - Florida State Legislature- HB 697<br />
  11. 11. Why are these requirements critical?<br />CO2 emissions accounts for 92% of GHG<br />46% of Florida’s CO2 emissions <br />Transportation Sector<br />
  12. 12. Why are these requirements critical?<br />Travel mode to work<br />Reduce Transportation contribution to Climate Change Reduce CO2 Emissions <br />
  13. 13. Howcan we accomplish the new planning requirements-HB 697?<br />Recognize Link between Land Use - Transportation<br />Land Use Patterns affects Vehicle Miles Traveled<br />VMT affects Gasoline Consumed<br />Gasoline Consumed affects CO2 Emissions<br />
  14. 14. How can we accomplish the new planning requirements-HB 697?<br />Reduce growth in travel Strategies to reduce VMT <br />Reduce CO2 Emissions<br />
  15. 15. How can we accomplish the new planning requirements-HB 697?<br />Land Use: urban in-fill, redevelopment, mixed use<br />transit oriented corridors/ development<br />Travel Demand Management: HOV, telecommuting, exclusive turn lanes<br />Mode Share: increased transit, intercity passenger rail, van pooling, Bike/Ped<br />(Transp. Demand Manag.)<br />Strategies to reduce <br />Vehicle Miles Travel<br />(VMT)<br />
  16. 16. How can we accomplish the new planning requirements-HB 697?<br /><ul><li>Compact/Higher Density Mixed-Use Development</li></ul>Review LDRs/Density Bonus/Expedited Review <br /><ul><li>Transit Oriented Corridors /Development </li></ul>Link Transit and Land Use<br />
  17. 17. How can we accomplish the new planning requirements-HB 697?<br />Proximity to <br />Employment CentersReducing VMT/ Number and Length of Automobile Trips <br />Modes of Transportation <br />Transit, Walking, Bicycling<br />
  18. 18. How can we accomplish the new planning requirements-HB 697?<br />Reduce Urban Heat Island- Greenhouse Gas Emissions<br />Shading in parking lot medians<br />Cool Roofs<br />Green Roofs<br />Cool Pavement<br />
  19. 19. How can we accomplish the new planning requirements-HB 697?<br />City of Palm Beach Gardens EAR-Based Amendments<br />GOING GREEN<br />
  20. 20. 17<br />Economic Develop.<br />Housing<br />EVALUATION AND APPRAISAL BASED AMENDMENT PRINCIPLES<br /><ul><li>Redevelopment
  21. 21. Reduce CO2 Emissions
  22. 22. Green Design
  23. 23. Energy Conservation
  24. 24. Diversify Land Use
  25. 25. Pedestrian/Bicycle Oriented Neighborhoods
  26. 26. Efficient Public Transportation
  27. 27. Sustainable Economic Development
  28. 28. Elderly and Workforce Housing
  29. 29. Heat Reduction: Greener Streetscapes and More Open Spaces “Going Green”</li></ul>Mass Transit<br />Conservation<br />LAND<br />USE <br />Sustainability<br />A Balanced Community <br />“Sustainable Comprehensive Plan”<br />
  30. 30. EVALUATION AND APPRAISAL REPORT-BASED AMENDMENT PRINCIPLES<br />Sustainable Economic Development:<br /> Future Land Use<br /> Transportation<br /> Housing<br />18<br />
  31. 31. FUTURE LAND USE<br /><ul><li>Encourage improvement and redevelopment of older properties
  32. 32. Encourage LEED*/USGBC* green building standards- Provide incentives-</li></ul>19<br />Consider adopting Transit Oriented Development Zoning Overlay (TODO) promoting rail station <br />
  33. 33. TRANSPORTATION<br /><ul><li>Support various modes of transportation
  34. 34. Encourage public transit use, bicycle, pedestrian paths - support proposed multi-modal overlay
  35. 35. Coordinate with local transit service providers and local municipalities the City’s transit initiatives
  36. 36. Recognize direct link between public transit, land use, workforce housing, and economic development</li></ul>20<br />
  37. 37. HOUSING<br /><ul><li>Promote affordable and workforce housing to sustain a balanced community and economic growth
  38. 38. Promote sustainable and energy efficient standards for housing
  39. 39. Encourage housing and supportive services for elderly and special needs residents</li></ul>21<br />Essential Service Personnel- household income: 140% of annual median income ($85,680)- teachers, nurses, police and fire personnel, planners, retail service, etc. <br />
  40. 40. CONSERVATION<br /><ul><li>Maintain development regulations to manage water resources for development and redevelopment
  41. 41. Encourage environmentally sustainable City
  42. 42. Reduce CO2 emissions
  43. 43. Add energy efficient buildings and recycling guidelines to Land Development Regulations </li></ul>22<br />
  44. 44. What is the link between HB 697 and SB 360? <br />DENSE URBAN LAND AREAS (DULAs)<br />
  45. 45. What is the link between HB 697 and SB 360? <br />MOBILITY STRATEGIES<br />To support TCEA <br />(Transportation Concurrency Exception Areas)<br />Alternative Modes of Transportation<br />Parking Management<br />Land Use Mix<br />Land use densities and intensities<br />Transportation System Management<br />Transportation Demand Management<br />Reduce CO2 Emissions<br />
  46. 46. THANK YOU!<br />