Orange County Launches Vision 2050 Interactive Map
Residents Asked to Leave Comments on How County Should Grow and Transform
Orange County, FL – Orange County is in one of the fastest growing regions in the United States. The Bureau of Economic & Business Research (BEBR) of the University of Florida estimates that by 2050, our population will increase by 700,000 people, with a total population expected to exceed 2.1 million. To prepare for this future in a smart and responsible way, Orange County has created Vision 2050 – an initiative that will guide us towards responsible growth and greater resilience.
The Vision 2050 Comprehensive Plan focuses on environmental preservation, community character and public spaces. Residents will have a chance to shape the County’s vision by reviewing the plan and providing feedback through a new interactive mapping website, which can be accessed at www.bit.ly/v2050web.
“It’s our goal to make this plan available, approachable, and easy to understand, so that we can answer questions and gather feedback as the plan continues to be refined in the coming months,” said Alberto Vargas, Planning Division manager. “Through the mapping tool and upcoming town hall meetings, residents will be able to reach us and share their vision for the next 30 years”.
This tool was developed by the County’s Geographic Information Systems Team, and allows users to locate a property or neighborhood, and learn about policies that will guide the preservation or evolution of its character, including allowable uses, public spaces, and mobility options.
For more information, visit: www.ocfl.net/Vision2050.