Florida Coastal Zone Management Program

Program Overview

The Florida Coastal Management Program was approved by NOAA in 1981, with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection serving as the lead agency. A network of nine state agencies and five water management districts together enforce 23 separate statutes.

The Florida coastal zone is the entire state but is divided into two tiers. Only coastal cities and counties that include or are contiguous to state water bodies are eligible to receive coastal management funds.

Program Website

Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Coastal Management Program

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