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CFRPC Receives DEO Funding to Help with Post-Disaster Planning

July 8, 2016

After the 2004 hurricanes, thousands of residents and businesses were displaced and the situation was exacerbated because recreational vehicles, manufactured and mobile homes, and other temporary structures were not permitted by existing zoning regulations in many areas. This grant from Florida Department of Economic Opportunity will allow us to draft land development regulations with the provision of temporary post-disaster accommodations for DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee, and Polk Counties and the 25 municipalities within these counties.

Read more on NewsChief.com: Dundee, Bartow planning councils receive DEO funds