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Topic: Growth Management Law

Session Summary: Growth Management and Real Estate


Growth management bills dealing with referendums, fuel terminals headed to governor

Development bill appears dead but other growth legislation is moving

State files first appeal or challenge to local land use decision since 2011

Development bill fate appears in doubt, following the path of an environmental regulation bill

Senate version of anti-environmental regulation bill declared dead by Senate sponsor

Cities drop opposition to fuel terminals bills as they clear committee stops

Development bill passes, supporter asks sponsor to look at coordination among governments

Bills would prevent cities and counties from banning fuel terminals

Critics: Proposal undermines 2011 law encouraging locals to make growth decisions

Session Outlook 2014: Environment and Natural Resources

Development bill clears another committee stop despite counties' opposition

Session Outlook 2014: Real Estate and Growth Management

Bill dealing with 'developments of regional impact' clears first Senate stop

Bill language filed again to ban development impact fees, traffic concurrency

Bill would exempt state review of larger developments in 6 more counties

State agency hasn't filed legal challenges against any local growth decisions since 2011

It's not too soon to revisit 2011 growth law changes, state's first planning chief says

Governor signs 38 bills including a trio facing environmental opposition

Florida Supreme Court declines to hear case involving sanctions against environmental groups