North Port is Achieving Green

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Welcome to the City of North Port’s Achieving Green page! This is where you can learn more about how the City of North Port is becoming more energy-efficient and achieving long-term cost savings while maintaining the highest standards of environmental stewardship and preservation. 

Every North Port resident, business owner and City employee has a stake in the success of North Port’s many green and sustainability initiatives.

North Port City government is showing its commitment to sustainability in many ways, including the nearly 80 individual initiatives achieved as part of the City’s Florida Green Local Government certification initiative and the Fire Rescue District's ongoing project to make all of our fire stations as green and energy-efficient as possible.

North Port Florida Green Local Government

Here are some links you might find interesting:

Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program
The City of North Port is a partner with the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program, which works to protect and improve the waters, habitats, and living resources in and around Charlotte Harbor.

EPA North Port Community Profile
The United States Environmental Protection Agency has developed a profile about the City of North Port.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping
There are nine principals that make up the widely-known Florida-Friendly Landscaping Program. Learn about them here along with links to several other resources.

Florida Green Local Government
The City is proud to be a certified Florida Green Local Government.

Green Business Partnership
North Port businesses are eligible to join the Sarasota County Green Business Partnership (GBP), a great program that encourages environmental stewardship and recognizes businesses that make an extra effort to operate in an environmentally responsible manner.

Gopher Tortoise
The City of North Port's Public Works Department launched an award winning campaign to encourage residents to further protect the gopher tortoise.