Land Development Code


Public Workshop Land Development Code Amendments: potential modifications of Section 5.03.02.H - Architectural Review by Associations. [Posted: April 20, 2017]

Signs and Definitions of the Land Development Code Public Hearing Update [Posted: April 5, 2017]

Please see the Proposed Land Development Code Amendments page for more information.


The Land Development Code contains most of the land development regulations governing the development of property within unincorporated St. Johns County. The following are the Articles contained within the St. Johns County Land Development Code which may be downloaded for viewing in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

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Table of Contents
Article Title Adoption Date
Article I General Provisions 07-29-99
Ordinance 2004-51 Amends Article I 06-27-04
Part 1.03 Amends Section 1.03.04 06-08-04
Article II Zoning Districts & Special Uses 04-03-18
Article III Special Districts 02-06-18
Article IV Natural Resources 04-04-17
Article V Development Options 09-07-17
Article VI Design Standards & Improvement Requirements 06-23-17
Article VII Signs 05-04-17
Article VIII Agencies & Boards 09-03-13
Article IX Administration 03-17-16
Article X Interpretations, Equitable Relief, & Enforcement 02-20-15
Article XI Concurrency Management 04-15-14
Article XII Definitions 05-04-17
Appendix A Traffic Methodology & Procedures 04-15-14
Appendix B Characteristics of, Finding of Fact, & Declaration of Policy for Scenic Highways 06-01-10
Appendix C Frontage Illustration 07-29-99
Appendix D Setbacks & Spacing 07-29-99
Appendix E Roadway Functional Classifications 10-17-06
Appendix F Roadway Access Classes 10-17-06
Appendix G Examples of Classification Points & Swapdown 10-15-02

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