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.