Resilient Land Use and Development

Miami Beach promotes the economic and environmental health of the community through sustainable and environmentally friendly design and construction which reduces demand on natural resources while improving the overall quality of life. Studies have indicated that green buildings have lower maintenance costs associated with lower energy consumption, which will improve the city’s long-term economic well- being. Resilient land use strives to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built, and operated, in order to create buildings and communities that are environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous. Land use developments can affect some or all types of properties. Explore the links to find out which land use regulations pertain to your property.

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Resilience
Strategy

Read the city’s action plans that outline projects and initiatives specifically tailored to Miami Beach’s strengths and vulnerabilities.

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Plastic Free
Miami Beach

It takes over 100 years for plastic to disintegrate. Learn why and how we're combating single-use plastic.

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Flood
Awareness

93% of Miami Beach is considered to be in a flood risk area. Find out how you can protect your property.

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Innovative
Studies

The innovative studies focus on and gather in depth information about Miami Beach's efforts to remain resilient.

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Water
Quality

Learn about city's efforts to maintain and protect the pristine conditions of our waterways.

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