Cape Canaveral, Florida Print
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Lead Agency: Planning Department
Cape Canaveral developed its action plan with a deep commitment to incorporate resiliency in its efforts to fortify housing, improve transit options, and improve health outcomes for older adults. Cape Canaveral aims to invest its open park space to improve flood mitigation, increase public transit options to minimize emissions, improve infrastructure to better implement electric vehicles, retrofit the city energy grid to solar and wind, and minimize potential housing displacement by reviewing Land Development Codes to increase development of sustainable affordable housing.
Action Plan Highlights
Health and Community ServicesIncrease focus on resiliency and emergency preparedness.
Outdoor SpacesImprove flood mitigation by increasing green space in floodplain areas.
TransportationDecrease CO2 emissions by increasing public transit options and providing increased electric vehicle charging infrastructure.