Planning & Zoning
Development Tracker Interactive Mapping – Track development in and around St. Johns County neighborhoods, including rezoning applications and special use permits. Development Tracker is a map of the County with permitting activity mapped by color-coded dots. Click the dots to view project descriptions and status. Development Tracker
Pending Applications Report – Our monthly listing of current applications that require public hearings before architectural and design review boards, the Planning and Zoning Agency, or the Board of County Commissioners. The report includes brief descriptions, application status, and a locations map. View report.
Planning & Zoning
The Planning & Zoning Section reviews all land use applications, including Comprehensive Plan Amendments, Re-zoning, Variances, Special Use Permits and Planned Unit Development for consistency with the Land Development Code and the Comprehensive Plan. The procedures and appropriate forms for the above applications can be found in the Development Review Manual.
Agency Members & Meetings
Planning & Zoning Agency
The Planning and Zoning Agency meets on the first and third Thursdays of each month at 1:30 p.m. in the County auditorium at 500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, Florida 32084. The Planning and Zoning Agency is comprised of seven members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. The members represent all districts, each serving a four-year term, with a limit of two consecutive four-year terms.
Ponte Vedra Zoning and Adjustment Board
The Ponte Vedra Zoning and Adjustment Board meets on the second Monday of each month at 3:00 p.m. in the County auditorium at 500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, Florida 32084. The Ponte Vedra Zoning and Adjustment Board is comprised of seven members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. Members serve a four-year term.
Growth Management Calendar
Schedules and Agendas for meetings related to Planning and Zoning in St. Johns County. Includes Planning & Zoning Agency, Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Committee, Ponte Vedra Zoning & Adjustment Board, Mid Anastasia Design Review Board, North Coastal Design Review Board, and the South Anastasia Design Review Board.
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 are generally for uses that are time sensitive, such as special events or seasonal sales. Temporary uses are exempt from 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: Temporary Use Permits.
Our staff is committed to helping citizens with questions related to planning and zoning issues that are within County jurisdiction. So that we can assist you efficiently, please provide the following information when you contact us:
- Strap number (Parcel Identification Number) listed in the St. Johns County Property Appraiser's records, and located on the current tax bill.
- Property owner's name as it appears in current tax rolls.
- Address of property.
- You may also find the information you need in our Frequently Asked Questions
Buying a House? Want to keep livestock? Build a deck or retaining wall? Knowing what is allowable and what is not can save time and money. The resources on this page will assist you in making informed decisions about your current property or potential purchases. Land Use Page.