West Central Florida Land Use Oral History Project
Bill Mansfield; University of South Florida Libraries -- Florida Studies Center.|Oral History Program; University of South Florida -- Tampa Library
University of South Florida Libraries
Jan Platt, retired member of the Hillsborough Board of County Commissioners and the Tampa City Council, talks about land use in Hillsborough County and Florida in general. She discusses former corruption on the Board of County Commissioners, the creation of the Zoning Hearing Master Law, the participation of the Planning Commission and Planning and Growth Management Group in zoning, the importance of electronic voting, and the politics of getting elected to a planning position. She also explores impact fees, the preservation of public lands, the pro-growth focus in Florida, the destruction of historic buildings, and the future of planning in Hillsborough County.
Land use, Public spaces, Florida, Hillsborough County
1 sound file ( 72 min.) : digital, MP3 file + ;
Land use; Public spaces
Florida; Hillsborough County
Oral history; Online audio; interview
University of South Florida
Platt, Jan, "Jan Platt" (2008). West Central Florida Land Use Oral History Project. 11.