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File #: 4951   
Type: Public Hearing Status: Adopted
File created: 8/12/2022 In control: Planning and Development
On agenda: 9/1/2022 Final action: 9/1/2022
Title: A Text Amendment to the Comprehensive Plan adding the Coastal High Hazard Area map to the Coastal Management Element X, and correcting scrivener's error in the Glossary Element XVI.
Attachments: 1. Staff Comments, 2. LPA Minutes 08-15-22, 3. Transmittal letter to DEO, 4. Ordinance 2022-2.1
Subject:
Title
A Text Amendment to the Comprehensive Plan adding the Coastal High Hazard Area map to the Coastal Management Element X, and correcting scrivener's error in the Glossary Element XVI.
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Fiscal Impact:
None
Dept/Office:
Planning & Development
Requested Action:
Recommendation
It is requested that the Board of County Commissioners conduct a public hearing to consider a Text Amendment to the Comprehensive Plan adding the Coastal High Hazard Area map to the Coastal Management Element X, and correcting scrivener's error in the Glossary Element XVI.
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Summary Explanation and Background:
Following the February 3, 2022 adoption of Comprehensive Plan Amendments associated with the 2017 Evaluation and Appraisal Report (EAR), the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) notified Brevard County that it was necessary to include a map or map series of the Coastal High Hazard Area (CHHA) in the Comprehensive Plan pursuant to F.S. 163.3178.

While DEO found Brevard's EAR-based amendments in compliance (Docket No. 17-03ER-NOI-05-01-(A)-I), dated 3/31/2022), the County was advised to adopt the most current CHHA map back into the Comprehensive Plan during the next large-scale or text comprehensive plan amendment cycle.

Staff has prepared a series of three (3) maps depicting the Coastal High Hazard Areas in the north, central and south portions of the County and is proposing the adoption of these maps into the Coastal Management Element of the Comprehensive Plan. The maps were created using the most current data provided by East Central Florida Regional Planning Council Regional Evacuation Study Program - Storm Tide Atlas.

Additionally, staff is proposing to correct a scrivener's error identified in the Glossary discovered following the adoption of EAR-based Comprehensive Plan Amendments. The correction will change "and" to "or" in a list of conditions under the definition of "Should".

On August 15, 2022, the Local Planning Agency heard the request and unan...

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