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Florida Coastal Management Act (Florida)

Eligibility 
Commercial
Construction
Developer
Fed. Government
Fuel Distributor
Industrial
Installer/Contractor
Institutional
Investor-Owned Utility
Local Government
Municipal/Public Utility
Retail Supplier
Rural Electric Cooperative
Systems Integrator
Transportation
Tribal Government
Utility
Savings Category 
Fuel Cells
Photovoltaics
Program Info
State 
Florida
Program Type 
Siting and Permitting
Provider 
Florida Department of Environmental Protection

This Act is intended to provide for the development of natural, commercial, recreational, ecological, industrial, and aesthetic resources, including, but not limited to, energy facilities, of immediate potential value to the present and future well-being of the residents of this state. To the extent possible, local governments are encouraged to implement state land and water management policies through existing processes for the guidance of growth and development. Through this Act, the Department of Environmental Protection is authorized to offer financial, technical, and other assistance to entities and projects that further the purposes of the Act. This legislation also contains information on state licensing for activities subject to federal consistency review, including permits for the siting and construction of any new electrical power plants, the licensing and relicensing of hydroelectric power plants, the transportation of hazardous substance materials, the construction and operation of interstate gas pipelines and storage facilities, and mining activities.