Land Development Code

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Full Santa Rosa County Land Development Code (PDF)

Land Development Code

  • Chapter 1 - General Provisions
    General Provisions and Definitions
  • Chapter 2 - Zoning Districts and Uses
    Establishment of Zoning Districts, Overlay Districts, Land Uses Allowed in Zoning Districts (Tables) Density and Intensity Standards (Tables) Setback and Height Standards (Tables), and Minimum Lot Sizes and Widths (Tables)
  • Chapter 3 - Floodplain Management and Resource Protection
    Floodplain Management, Wetlands Protection, Stormwater Management, Coastal Management/Conservation, and Resource Protection
  • Chapter 4 - Design and Development Standards
    Design Standards, Subdivision Design and Layout, Stormwater Design Requirements, Access Management Standards, Off Street Parking and Loading, Landscaping and Buffering Requirements, Land Clearing and Exceptions, Alcohol Sales Regulations, and Sign Regulations
  • Chapter 5 - Standards for Special Situations
    Accessory Uses and Structures, Temporary Uses and Structures, Telecommunications Towers and Antennas, Small Wind Energy Systems, Special Exceptions, and Conditional Uses
  • Chapter 6 - Concurrency Management and Infrastructure Improvements Requirements
    Concurrency Management System, Quantitative Methods for Sanitary Sewer, Solid Waste, Drainage, Potable Water, Recreation, and Open Space
  • Chapter 7 - Special Overlay Districts
    Establishment of Special Overlay Districts, Bagdad Historic Overlay, East Milton Area Wellfield Protection Overlay District, Rural Protection Zone, Garcon Point Protection Area, Navarre Beach Commercial Core Area, Rosemary Sound Overlay
  • Chapter 8 - Airport Environs
    Public Airport Zones and Surfaces, Military Airport Zones and Surfaces, Outdoor Lighting Standards and Glare Control to Promote Flight Safety, Appeals
  • Chapter 9 - Variations from Code Requirements
    Existing Non Conforming Development, Modifications and Adjustments of District Regulations, Variances
  • Chapter 10 - Decision Making and Administrative Bodies
    All Boards, Zoning Board
  • Chapter 11 - Application Review and Decision-Making Procedures
    Application Requirements, Notice Requirements, General Procedures, Zoning Board Procedures, Modifications, Continuances and Withdrawal of Pending Applications, Procedures to Amend Development Orders
  • Recommended Native and Non-Invasive Plant Material (PDF)
    Recommended Plant List