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Growth Management

Growth Management

Growth Management and Planning

The Growth Management & Planning Department welcomes you to our website. Our department provides services for the School District, local governments and members of the public on a variety of topics all generally related to the planning and siting of new schools and related facilities, managing capacity at schools to ensure adequate space to serve new residential development and the purchase and sale of District real estate. Below find some examples of the programs conducted in this Department:

  • Coordinate the acquisition and disposal of all real estate for the District
  • Prepare leases and agreements for the use of District Facilities
  • Coordinate with each of the 4 local governments on construction, siting and some permitting issues
  • Maintain the inventory of school buildings and spaces
  • Coordinate the preparation and adoption of the Tentative 5 Year Work Plan
  • Coordinate the preparation and adoption of the Adopted 2018-19 Five Year Work Plan; School Openings 2018-2037
  • Work with developers and local governments to have school sites dedicated as part of major residential developments
  • Provide information on the availability of adequate school capacity to serve proposed residential developments  including School Concurrency requirements
  • Work with local governments to co-locate school sites with complementary public uses such as libraries, parks and other community services
  • Periodically adjust the attendance boundaries of schools as directed by the Superintendent and School Board
  • Attendance boundary maps (PDF, Shapefiles, school locator)


At a workshop on April 18, 2017, the planning firm of Tindale Oliver presented the findings of the Long Range Planning Study the School Board engaged the firm to prepare. The final report that will be provided to the School Board at the June 13, 2017, Board Meeting can be found below:
Cover of Long Range Plan PDF
Hillsborough County Schools Long Range School Plan

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