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Ensuring livable, sustainable communities.

Creating a shared understanding about growth.

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Over the period of five years, nearly 36,000 new residents moved to Volusia County. Nearly half of these individuals were coming from another county within the state of Florida. And according to the University of Florida's Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR), the state of Florida and its 67 counties will continue to show growth year-over-year.

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) are working with the Taproot Agency, a research and creative firm, to develop a program that focuses on increasing the use of Low Impact Development and Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ at the community level. This program will support local government personnel, builders, developers, and other community leaders

Our Mission

The Volusia County Association for Responsible Development and its Flagler County chapter (VCARD) is a unique not-for-profit comprised of land development professionals. VCARD's mission is to be a forum for collaboration in all aspects of land development, and to provide programs that further the idea of responsible development in Volusia and Flagler Counties.

Upcoming Events

The Volusia County Association for Responsible Development (VCARD) will hold regular Member-only Meetings between industry land development professionals and local government representatives. These will take place both in-person at Cobb Cole in Daytona Beach for a small group and simultaneously via Zoom. Register to see options for in-person or Zoom.

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Not a member yet? Your financial contribution supports our mission to promote responsible development in Volusia and Flagler Counties. Incorporated in 1987, you can become a member of an organization with a rich history of collaboration.

Sponsor Activities

Get your name out to the land development community with a variety of sponsorship opportunities that double as needed-financial support of the organization’s mission. Email Kerry to discuss creative ideas to market your services.

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