Comprehensive Plan for Unincorporated Hillsborough County

The Future of  Hillsborough Comprehensive Plan for Unincorporated Hillsborough County has been updated.  Resulting from extensive public outreach and coordination with local and state agencies,  the Plan has been revised to address the major issues facing the community.  New and revised goals, objectives and policies have been adopted by the Board of County Commissioners and approved by the State Department of Community Affairs (DCA).  DCA found the updated Plan “In Compliance” with state law August 4, 2008.  The  Plan became legally enforceable August 26, 2008.  Please be advised that this may not be the latest version of the Comprehensive Plan.  To confirm information and to see if any amendments are in process, please contact the Planning Commission at (813)272-5940.
  • Featured Plan Icon Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Future Land Use Element - The Future Land Use Element is the foundation for the Comprehensive Plan, as it affects each Element within the plan through its designations and distribution of land uses.   The basic Concept Plan, originally established in 1988, provides the physical structure to the Comprehensive Plan and the Future Land Use Element.  The two most important features...
  • Featured Land Use Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Future Land Use Element Map Series - Future Land Use Map Existing Land Use Map  Agriculture and Vacant Lands Change Map Public Facilities Map Coastal High Hazard Map Natural Systems Map Floodplain Map Soils Map Historic Resources Map Transfer of Development Rights Map Activity Centers Map Redevelopment Candidate Map Detailed Area Map_NORTH_CENTRAL Detailed Area Map_NORTH_EAST Detailed Area Map NORTH_WEST Detailed Area Map_SOUTH_CENTRAL...
  • Featured Transportation Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Transportation Element and Maps – Adopted Parts Only - Adopted portions of the Transportation Element Map 2 2005 Federal Functional Classification Map 2B 2005 Local Functional Classification Map 15 Transit Right-of-way Preservation Corridors Map 25 HC Corridor Preservation Plan Transportation Appendix C_11-2012 Transportation Appendix D_11_2012 Transportation Appendix G_6_2015 Transportation Appendix I_11-2012                          ...
  • Featured Transportation Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Transportation Element and Maps – Background Documents (Not Adopted) - These parts of the document provide the background data and analysis used to develop the adopted portions of the Plan including the Goals, Objectives and Policies of the Transportation Element. Transportation Element 08-08-08 – NON ADOPTED PORTION Maps 1-12-Unadopted Maps 13-24-Unadopted If a map is missing in the sequence, look in the adopted Transportation Element...
  • Featured Infrastructure Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Capital Improvements Element - The Capital Improvements Element (CIE) is the fiscal guidance and implementation document for the Comprehensive Plan. It is to “…consider the need for and location of public facilities… ” (Section 163.3177(3), Florida Statutes). The CIE identifies public facilities that will be required during the six fiscal years following adoption of the new plan and be updated...
  • Featured Infrastructure Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Capital Improvement Element Maps - Wastewater Master Plan CIP South Wastewater Master Plan South Reclaimed Water Master Plan South Potable Water Master Plan Reclaimed Water Master Plan CIP Potable Water Master Plan CIP Northwest Reclaimed Water Master Plan Northwest Potable Water Master Plan Northwest Wastewater Master Plan Central Wastewater Master Plan Central Reclaimed Water Master Plan Central Potable Water Master...
  • Featured Coastal Management Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Coastal Management Element - The purpose of this Coastal Management Element is to provide a plan and policy direction for development activities in the coastal planning area.  This plan and policy direction includes restrictions on development activities where such activities would damage or destroy coastal resources, protection of human life, and limitations on public expenditures in areas subject to...
  • Featured Conservation & Aquifer Recharge Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Conservation and Aquifer Recharge Element and Maps - The purpose of the Conservation and Aquifer Recharge Element is to provide a plan and policy direction for the preservation, conservation, and management of the natural resources of Hillsborough County.  This element is intended to provide guidelines for future governmental programs and decisions related to the protection and enhancement of the County’s natural environment, as...
  • Featured Hands on Globe Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Economically Disadvantaged Groups Element - The purpose of this Element is to improve the quality of life for the economically disadvantaged populations in Hillsborough County by addressing their special needs and promoting their full participation in the community.  The basis for planning this Element is the awareness that the quality of life for a considerable number of economically disadvantaged people...
  • Featured Housing Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Housing Element - The Housing Element addresses government activities and provides direction and assistance to the efforts of the private sector in meeting the housing needs of all residents of Hillsborough County. Housing Element
  • Featured Officials Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Intergovernmental Coordination Element - The purpose of the Intergovernmental Coordination Element is to identify and resolve incompatible goals, objectives and policies and development proposed in local government comprehensive plans and to determine and respond to the needs for coordination processes and procedures with adjacent local governments, and regional and state agencies.   Intergovernmental Coordination Element  
  • Featured Livable Communities Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Livable Communities Element - This Element contains Community and Special Area Studies.  These Community and Special Area Studies are intended to be extensions and refinements of the County’s Comprehensive Plan.  The studies should discuss the special and unique characteristics of the areas under study and examine the issues and problems facing the areas and provide strategies for solutions. They...
  • TapWater Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Potable Water Element and Maps - The purpose of the Potable Water Element is to identify capital improvements and establish goals, objectives and policies that will ensure Hillsborough County is able to supply sufficient quantity and quality potable water for current and future needs. Potable Water Element Potable Water Element Maps 2010 Potable Water Master Plan Map 2010 Reclaimed Water Master...
  • Featured Public School Facilities Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Public Schools Facilities Element - In 2005, the Florida Legislature mandated that the county and each municipality within the county must adopt a Public School Facilities Element that is consistent with those adopted by the other local governments within the county. The purpose of Plan Amendment CPA 07-33a is to adopt a Public School Facilities Element (PSFE) for Unincorporated Hillsborough...
  • public recreation Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Recreation and Open Space Element - The purpose of the Recreation and Open Space Element is to provide guidance to unincorporated Hillsborough County to enhance recreation and open spaces, while designating adequate and appropriately located land for recreation facilities to meet the needs of the anticipated population. Recreation and Open Space Element
  • Featured Sanitary Sewer Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Sanitary Sewerage Element - The purpose of the Sanitary Sewerage Element is to provide reliable, efficient, and environmentally safe collection, transmission, treatment, and disposal of all wastewater generated throughout the Unincorporated Hillsborough County Wastewater Service Area.   Sanitary Sewerage Element
  • Featured Sanitary Sewer Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Sanitary Sewerage Element Maps - Hillsborough County Sewer Map
  • Featured Solid Waste Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Solid Waste Element - The purpose of the Solid Waste Element is to provide standards to guide Hillsborough County in developing plans and policies in accordance with State Law, while demonstrating a commitment to eliminating identified and projected deficits in the solid waste management system. The Solid Waste Element addresses activities, and provides direction and assistance to the efforts...
  • Featured Solid Waste Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Solid Waste Element Map - Solid Waste Element Map
  • Featured Stormwater Management Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Stormwater Management Element - The purpose of the Stormwater Management Element is to address significant issues related to stormwater quantity, stormwater quality, and stormwater management system maintenance. The County’s Stormwater Management Program (Program), and thus the Stormwater Management Element which defines the philosophy of this Program, will focus on issues directly related to the impacts, both actual and potential,...
  • Featured Stormwater Management Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Stormwater Management Element Maps - Hillsborough County Stormwater Master Plan Map Hillsborough County Stormwater CIP Map  
  • definitions Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Comprehensive Plan Definition Section - Definition Section  
  • Featured-Image-Default-Icon Unincorp Hillsborough County CP : Legal Status of the Comprehensive Plan - Legal Status of the Plan
  • faq Frequently Asked Questions about the Comprehensive Plan - Future Land Use Categories  – What uses are allowed under my property’s Future Land Use classification?  This is a listing of all adopted Future Land Use Categories shown on the Future Land Use Map.  Use the Bookmark tab to locate individual Future Land Use Categories and the associated descriptions. Future Land Use Classifications What is...
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