Environmental Code Compliance

wetlandsOur Role

The Environmental Code Compliance Section reviews all proposed development applications including Developments of Regional Impact, Rezoning, Commercial Projects and Single Family Residential for compliance with the environmental components of the County’s Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code.The key issues include upland buffers for wetlands, listed species protection, County protected habitats and species, tree protection, and landscaping.

Land Development Code Environmental Sections

  • County Natural Resource Regulations are in Article IV of the Land Development Code.
  • The St. Johns County Development Review Manual is a supplemental guide to the regulations within the Land Development Code.