Countywide Plan

An updated Countywide Plan took effect on October 24, 2019. For more information, visit our 2019 Countywide Plan Update page.

Consistency Review Process

The Countywide Plan for Pinellas County guides land use planning among the 25 local governments of Pinellas County. Closely coordinated with the Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), the CWP directs higher-density redevelopment into activity centers and multimodal corridors that can support a variety of transportation modes, while preserving and enhancing the suburban character of established neighborhoods. It also protects land needed to support employment, helping to keep high-wage jobs in our community.

The new Countywide Plan consists of three major components (click for more information):

Provide the policy basis for entire plan.

Regulations governing implementation and amendment of the mapRegulations governing map implementation and amendment.

mapAll local government future land use maps must be consistent with the Countywide Plan Map. Shapefiles are also available for download.


The current plan, which took effect October 24, 2019, is the result of a year-long collaboration between Forward Pinellas, our partner local governments, and the Board of County Commissioners in their role as the countywide planning authority.

Related Documents

Countywide Plan Appendix


Consistency and Map Amendments

Click for Consistency and Map Amendments

Local Government Technical Assistance

Click for Local Government Technical Assistance