Habitat Conservation Reports and Ordinances

Learn the Beach Rules

St. Johns County holds workshops and training sessions to let people know about beach access policies in compliance with the Habitat Conservation Plan and permitting requirements. Beach use policies affect hours, lighting, vehicles, and horses on the beach. To find out about training and workshops or to schedule a workshop, please call (904) 209-0331.

habitat conservation plan / Incidental Take Permit

Finalized HCP Information

The finalized Habitat Conservation Plan and Incidental Take Permit were approved on August 4, 2006. 

Habitat Incidental Take Permit

Habitat Conservation Plan

annual Reports county ordinances

County Ordinances

The beaches of St. Johns County are recognized as important nesting habitat for coastal wildlife and for offering a variety of recreational uses. To ensure a safe habitat for all to enjoy there are rules and regulations to support sharing the beach.