The Tribal Community Development departments are dedicated to serving the Seminole Tribe of Florida communities and its members by providing sound and well-thought-out development though coordinated efforts, partnership and out-reach. We strive to exercise good judgment by "doing the right thing" while "doing things right."
Hollywood (954) 325-3230
Big Cypress (800) 617-7517
Brighton (863) 233-1833
Tampa (813) 363-0013
Community Planning and Development
The Community Planning and Development Department coordinates and accesses Tribal resources by creating master plans and development strategies to ensure a cohesive effort in meeting the needs of the
Tribal Members and the Tribe. Within these efforts, the Community Planning and Development Department provides direct service in real estate (business/home site leasing/service line agreements); community planning (site selection/coordination of regulatory review/permitting); land use planning for access to water/wastewater/roads/power/right-of-ways, etc.; and, general surveying services for all Seminole Tribal properties. View Department Page
Whether it is a new home or a commercial building, the Construction Management team takes an idea or concept and puts it on paper. In collaboration with the owner or end user, we go through all phases of preconstruction until we ensure that what has been designed is what the end user is expecting. We work diligently in planning and design before moving on to the next stage of the project. View Department Page
Environmental Resource Department (ERMD)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida’s Environmental Resource Management Department (ERMD) is charged with conservation and management of the Tribe’s natural resources.
To ensure that the ecosystems within Seminole Lands are protected and maintained to meet the economic and cultural needs of the current generation and future generations to come, the ERMD operates a regulatory program that supports sustainable development and protects the natural resources of the Tribe.
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The mission of the Seminole Tribe of Florida Housing Department is to provide quality, affordable homeownership and rental housing opportunities for Tribal Members through excellent Member Care and Project Management; to empower Tribal Members with financial and housing knowledge to enhance their quality of life; and to act as the Tribe’s housing developer, following excellent business practices. View Department Page
Public Works (Transportation)
The Department is responsible for providing a variety of services to the residents of The Seminole Tribe. The Department’s main function is to administer and manage the construction, operation and maintenance of the Seminole Tribe of Florida’s infrastructure for water, waste water & distribution collection systems, facilities and sanitation services to meet the existing and future needs of the Tribal Council and community. View Department Page
The Tribal Building Code is modeled upon the Florida Building Code. The Florida Building Code is compiled in four references with the National Electric Code adopted by reference. The four volumes are: Building, which includes energy, accessibility and state agency regulations, plumbing, mechanical and fuel gas. View Department Page
The Real Estate Services Department provides professional real estate expertise and administrative support to the Tribal Council, Reservation Representatives, Tribal Members, and other departments and offices of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. View Department Page
The Survey Department performs a variety of tasks for the Seminole Tribe of Florida including Boundary Surveys,
Topography Surveys, As-built, Construction Stakeout, Final Surveys, and Elevation Certificates.
As the Tribe continues its expansion, our department plays an integral role in making their visions a reality. View Department Page