Planning & Zoning
The Planning and Zoning Division is responsible for the long-range comprehensive planning of Wakulla County’s future high-quality growth and preservation of natural resources. This Division also provides technical planning support to the Board of County Commissioners, County Administrator, other County Departments and the public.
Planning and Zoning performs the daily operations associated with the implementation of the Wakulla County Comprehensive Plan; provides interpretations and implements the current planning, site plan, design, environmental, subdivision and zoning regulations; processes development permit applications; and administers the Technical Review Committee process.
Planning and Zoning is also responsible for staffing the Planning Commission, Local Planning Agency, Board of Zoning Adjustment, Board of County Commissioners, and any citizen advisory committees established by the Board to address planning and zoning issues. This Division takes an active role in coordinating with local, regional and state organizations on transportation, environmental and land use issues.
WAKULLA COUNTY IS CONSIDERING DRAFT UPDATES TO THE RESIDENTIAL NEEDS ANALYSIS AND THE COMMERCIAL NEEDS ANALYSIS. ADDITIONALLY, A CRAWFORDVILLE TOWN PLAN LAND USE ASSESSMENT IS UNDERWAY. THESE STUDIES WILL BE CONSIDERED AT THE FOLLOWING MEETINGS:
BOCC PUBLIC WORKSHOP ON MARCH 6, 2017 AT 3 P.M. IN THE COMMISSION CHAMBERS LOCATED AT 29 ARRAN ROAD CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32327
BOCC PUBLIC MEETING ON APRIL 17, 2017 AT 5 P.M. IN THE COMMISSION CHAMBERS LOCATED AT 29 ARRAN ROAD CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32327
CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINK TO VIEW INFORMATION DESCRIBING THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM. Community Development Block Grant
THE 2016 COMMUNITY RATING SYSTEM PROGRESS REPORT FOR WAKULLA COUNTY AND THE CITY OF ST. MARKS IS NOW AVAILABLE. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE REPORT.
THE STATE OF FLORIDA ENTERPRISE ZONE TAX INCENTIVE PROGRAM SUNSET ON DECEMBER 31, 2015.
THE WAKULLA COUNTY LOCAL MITIGATION STRATEGY WORKING GROUP HAS PREPARED DRAFT REVISIONS TO THE LOCAL MITIGATION STRATEGY.
The draft Local Mitigation Strategy update can be viewed in the Wakulla County Planning and Community Development Department located at 11 Bream Fountain Road or by clicking the following link:
View the Draft Local Mitigation Strategy (Revised 2-18-2016)
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