Residential Planned-2 (RP-2) Land Use Study

Project Overview

The purpose of this study is to provide an analysis of development trends affecting current and future development for Residential Planned-2 (RP-2) designated lands located in Balm and Sun City Center, and with community input, make changes to the requirements of that land use category.


Scope of the Study

  • Evaluate Residential-2 Category requirements in the Balm area

  • Look at infrastructure needs

  • Increase safe and equitable transportation choices

  • Preserve the environment and open space

  • Create implementable design options

Phase 1

Real Estate Market Analysis

Began Winter 2019

Phase 2

RP-2 Land Use Study

Expected Spring 2020

Phase 3

Land Use Policy Recommendations

Expected Fall 2020

Public Engagement

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Community Involvement

Open house kick-off to inform and hear from the community; residents will also be able to provide input online; mail notices will go to all property owners in the affected area

Collaborative process for input on study, including meetings with stakeholders, a participatory design workshop, feedback sessions, open houses, and presentations

Open house for feedback on study results and recommendations; online comment opportunity; mail notices to all affected property owners

Future Steps

  • Present report with recommendations to BOCC at BOCC meeting.

  • Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code will be processed based upon BOCC’s action. The process will include workshops and public hearings with the Planning Commission and BOCC.




Project Plans & Studies

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Mariann Abrahamsen


Mariann Abrahamsen, AICP Planning Commission

T: 813-273-3774 ext. 353