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Pinellas adopts new, long-awaited Countywide Plan

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After five years of polishing, Pinellas County’s new Countywide Plan (CWP) has finally become a reality. The Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved the new CWP at their Aug. 4 regular meeting. The updated plan contains new strategies and rules, as well as a new map. Its creation was made possible by Florida’s “Special Act,” which, since being passed by the Legislature in 2012, provides for a onetime repeal and replacement of the county’s existing CWP. Guidelines for the Special act’s…

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