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 Workshops
St. Johns County Planning and Zoning Division is proud to announce our new Land Use Workshops being offered quarterly to our Citizens, Professionals and Permit Applicants. These educational workshops will be held from 9am to 10am at the County Permit Center, 4040 Lewis Speedway, St. Augustine (Map). Participants will be guided through different land use scenarios to help them better understand how to navigate the St. Johns County website, how to understand the various Zoning Designations and allowable uses, as well as how to find the data needed to make better informed decisions regarding their property.