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Call for Entries: Orange County’s Sustainable Development Awards Program

Orlando, FL – Orange County Government is calling for entries for the Orange County Sustainable Development Awards Program. The awards program recognizes outstanding projects in four submittal categories: Sustainable Development, Low-Impact Development, Transit -Oriented Development, and Infill and Redevelopment. Owners, planners, architects, landscape architects, developers, contractors, engineers, and students are encouraged to deliver projects which have been planned (or designed and submitted for permitting) within the past three years.

The deadline for entry submittal is 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. Submission details and judging criteria are available on the Orange County Planning Division’s website. Entry fee is $95. For a copy of the Call for Entries submission forms, paste the following address into your web browser:

Award recognitions will be hosted by the Board of County Commissioners in the Commission Chambers of the Orange County Government Administration Center on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, beginning at 1 p.m. Join Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, the Board of County Commissioners, and division managers and staff from the Planning, Zoning, Building, Public Works and Environmental Protection Departments – while they recognize the most sustainable developments in Orange County.

For more information, contact Jim Ward in the Orange County Planning Division at 407-836-0936 or email

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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