County Ordinances

A condition of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service Incidental Take Permit the County must amend applicable ordinances as described in Chapter 7 of the Habitat Conservation Plan. The amended ordinance County Ordinance 2007-19 Beach Code replaces County Ordinance 97-34 and encompasses past restrictions on the beach into one unified Ordinance.

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Stranded Turtle Rescue

Do not put the turtles back into the water as they need medical attention from our experienced veterinary staff. If you find a dead or sick sea turtle, please call the FWC's 24-hour Wildlife Alert Number at 1-888-404-FWCC (1-888-404-3922).