Land Development Code

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. All files are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

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Table of Contents 
Article Title Most Recent Adoption Date
Article I General Provisions 06-22-04
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 05-04-21
Article III Special Districts 04-19-22
Article IV Natural Resources 08-16-22
Article V Development Options 06-20-23
Article VI Design Standards & Improvement Requirements 06-20-23
Article VII
Signs 06-05-18
Article VIII Agencies & Boards 09-03-13
Article IX Administration 12-17-19
Article X Interpretations, Equitable Relief, & Enforcement 06-05-18
Article XI Concurrency Management 08-07-18
Article XII Definitions 06-20-23
Appendix A Traffic Methodology & Procedures 08-07-18
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