This article focuses on minimizing the risk of developing land in hurricane-prone areas. First, the author discusses major local emergency management services associated with hurricanes and methods for estimating the costs of those services. Second, the author summarizes a method for apportioning those costs based on alternative revenue options. Third, the author assesses the potential for financing local emergency management services associated with hurricanes. Finally, the author examines the feasibility of local emergency financing in the context of state constitutional and legislative authorities in Florida.
Deyle, Robert E. and Falconer, Mary Kay
"Revenue Options for a Risk-Based Assessment of Developed Property in Hurricane Hazard Zones,"
Florida State University Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law: Vol. 18
, Article 3.
Available at: https://ir.law.fsu.edu/jluel/vol18/iss2/3