|Imagine the possibilities for Sarasota County to create an economically sustainable, energy efficient community|
|Sarasota County is working hard to:|
These goals are reflected in Sarasota County’s plan to create an Energy Economic Zone, which would be implemented through an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan.
The Florida Legislature authorized Energy Economic Zones in 2009 to promote economic diversification and reduce greenhouse gases. The legislation identified several strategies to accomplish these purposes:
Sarasota County’s proposed Energy Economic Zone amendment is an innovative approach to land use planning that adopts sustainable development practices and energy efficient solutions.
Message to the BCC on benefits of the Energy Economic Zone