City Initiatives

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The City of St. Petersburg works to create a city where the sun shines on all who comes to live, work, and play here. In support of that goal, and in service of the residents and businesses of St. Pete, the City offers the following initiatives and programs.

American Cities Climate Challenge

An opportunity for cities to accelerate their efforts to tackle climate change and promote a sustainable future for their residents.

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Complete Streets

An initiative and master plan that improves the way residents and visitors move around St. Pete.

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Disparity Study

The City is currently conducting a Disparity Study.

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Entrepreneur in Residence Program

A partnership between a local entrepreneur and the city to recruit talent, targeted companies and investors to St. Pete.

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Healthy St. Pete

Through collaborative community effort, Healthy St. Pete works to improve health outcomes, reduce health inequities, and implement policies and programs that give everyone the opportunity to enjoy optimal health.

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My Brother's and Sister's Keeper

St. Pete adopted the President Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative and expanded the program to include young girls—My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper. 

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Race to Safe

The COVID-19 pandemic has been traumatic in so many ways. Join St. Pete's 'race to safe' - get updates and learn about resources for residents, business and visitors.

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South St. Pete CRA

Programs, resources and funding specific to the South St. Pete CRA.

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St. Pete PAWS

This initiative puts the City of St. Petersburg’s pet-friendly proclamation into action, making St. Pete a place where pets are happy, healthy and welcome.

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St. Pete's Affordable Housing Plan

The City of St. Petersburg has developed a comprehensive 10-year plan to address housing affordability across communities by expanding existing programs and introducing new solutions.

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St. Pete's Faring Well Tour

Mayor Rick Kriseman and Deputy Mayor and City Administrator Dr. Kanika Tomalin will be making their rounds throughout St. Pete at key events where they will be showcasing advancements and reflecting on the progress made as the Kriseman Administration's second and final term draws to a close.

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StPete2050

StPete2050 will help inform future decisions and guide plans, programs, and services throughout the city and in support of its sustainable, resilient, and equitable growth over the next 30 years.

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Tropicana Field Redevelopment

Learn more about St. Pete's biggest new development project.

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Utility Assistance Program

The Utility Assistance Program allows utility customers to make monthly donations through their utility bill to help others who are experiencing financial hardships with their utility costs.

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