Planning & Zoning


The Current Planning Section reviews all re-zoning, and major and minor modifications to existing Planned Unit Developments (PUDs), reviews all land development applications under the Development Review Committee, and also reviews land development applications for consistency with the Comprehensive Plan. The procedures and appropriate forms for the above applications can be found in the Development Review Manual.


Zoning procedures and appropriate forms can be found in the Development Review Manual.

Meeting Schedule & Agendas

Please visit the Growth Management Calendar.

Presenting at a Planning and Zoning Agency or Board of County Commission meeting? Non-glossy, matte finish photos and materials reduce glare and provide the best visibility via the projection system.

Temporary Use Permits

These permits can generally be thought of as being for uses that have a short start and end dates. Temporary uses are excused from meeting the paving and drainage permit requirements, and may use special event signage. This includes seasonal sales, carnivals, fairs, and farmers markets. This brief guide helps to clarify the filing process. Guide to, and application for, Temporary Use Permits.


Our staff is committed to helping our citizens with any questions they may have related to planning and zoning issues that are within the County jurisdiction. So that we can assist you as quickly and accurately as possible, please have the following information available when you contact us (contact info below):

  • Strap Number (Parcel Identification Number)
    In the the St. Johns County Property Appraiser's records, and located on the current tax bill
  • Property owners name as it appears in current tax rolls
  • Address of property
  • Type of reply desired, verbal or written
  • You may also find the information you need in our Frequently Asked Questions
Land Use

Buying a House? Want to keep livestock? Build a deck or retaining wall? Knowing what is allowable and what is not can save you a lot of money and frustration in the long run. The resources on this page are designed to assist you in making informed decisions about your current property or potential purchases. Land Use Page.


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