- Hastings Story Map - St. Johns County recognizes the Town of Hastings' rich history and tradition and continues to partner with the community to preserve that unique heritage and culture after the transition. As part of that process, County staff has created the Hastings Story Map. The story map exemplifies the history of the town and how St. Johns County is working to preserve and revitalize the area. View the Hastings Story Map.
- Home damaged by Hurricane Michael? Assistance is available through Restore St. Johns, St. Johns County Hurricane Housing Recovery Program. Register at www.sjcfl.us/restore. Official seal of St. Johns County, Florida, and an icon of a house.
- The 2019 Sea Turtle Season is May through October. Learn how to share the beach with these majestic animals with special lighting rules, volunteer opportunities, and ways to create a turtle-friendly beach experience.
- Reach the Beach Mobile App â€“ Spend more time on the beach with quick access to beach driving conditions, access and facility locations, and lifeguard information. Download the free app in the App Store or Google Play. For more information, call 904.209.0331
- Come meet the Pets of the Week at the SJC Pet Center!
- Learn more about what's happening in St. Johns County neighborhoods including rezoning applications and special use permits with the Development Tracker Map
Revised Mickler's Landing Beachfront Park Public Access Schedule – In response to requests from the community, the St. Johns Board of County Commissioners has directed the Mickler's Landing Beachfront Park dune reconstruction schedule to be revised to allow daily public access. The park and parking lot will now be open to the public from 11:00 a.m. to sunset Monday through Friday, and from sunrise to sunset Saturday and Sunday. Construction on the beach north of the park will continue while the park and parking lot are open. Revised Mickler's Landing Beachfront Park Public Access Schedule Details
South Ponte Vedra Beach and Vilano Beach Renourishment Easements Needed –
Easements must be obtained by December 31, 2019 for the project to proceed on schedule and for the beaches to be renourished in 2020. St. Johns County mailed easement packets to eligible property owners and is hosting community meetings to provide additional information and accept signed easements. If you are an oceanfront property owner along this shoreline and have questions, did not receive your packet, or need assistance completing your documents, please contact us at 904.209.0760 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Beach Easements Needed | Watch Beach Easements Video
Current FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps – Flood Zone Viewer
Meet the Featured Adoptable & Cats & Dogs – Pets of the Week!
Boards and Committees Volunteer Opportunities – Volunteers consider and make recommendations on a variety of topics including planning and zoning, development, libraries, parks and recreation, arts, culture, and tourism. Boards and Committees
Events & Activities
“Food for Fines” Program to Benefit Food Pantry – The Public Library System will once again offer patrons a way to lower or eliminate library fines, while providing much needed assistance to the Health and Human Services Food Pantry through the “Food for Fines” program through December 20. Donation of one non-perishable food item will remove $1 of overdue fines from a patron’s record. Food donations and pet supplies/food may be dropped off at any SJC Library branch or Bookmobile. Food for Fines Program
Phone Calls From Santa – We partnered with The North Pole Telephone Company for our annual "Phone Calls from Santa" from December 10- 12. St. Johns County parents with children under the age of eight, can sign up to have Santa call their child at home this holiday season. This program is FREE! Learn more on the Youth Activites page.
"Living on a Few Acres" Workshops – Participants will get information on how to maintain their properties with or without animals. Workshops will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the UF/IFAS Wind Mitigation Building, are $5 each, and registration is required. For more information or to register, visit www.livingonafewacresinsjcfl.eventbrite.com, email email@example.com, or call 904.209.0430.
County Naturalist Programs – Join us for a variety of outings and topics including nature photography, kayak trips, dolphin walks, astronomy, and exploring the life of Florida plants and trees. County Naturalist Programs
County Commissioner Invitations – From time to time the County Commissioners receive invitations to attend various events. On occasion, more than one County Commissioner may attend and participate at the event. For more information regarding the Notices for the events, visit the Board of County Commissioner’s Invitations webpage
Meetings & Workshops
St. Johns County Affordable Housing Advisory Committee Public Hearing – The St. Johns County Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC) is hosting a public hearing to present State Housing Initiatives Partnership Program (SHIP) triennial recommendations for public comment at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20 at the Health and Human Services Building, Kingfisher Conference Room, 200 San Sebastian View. The recommendations will also be presented to the Board of County Commissioners during the regularly scheduled Board meeting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, December 17 at the St. Johns County Administration Building, 500 San Sebastian View. As a recipient of SHIP funds, the BCC established an affordable housing advisory committee in 1993 as required by the Florida Statute section 420.9076. The AHAC is responsible for reviewing policies, land development regulations, Comprehensive Plan Policy, and other aspects of the County's policies and procedures that affect the cost of housing. For more information, please visit www.sjcfl.us/housing or call 904.827.6895.
2020 St. Johns County Legislative Delegation Meeting – Will be held Friday, November 22 at 8:30 a.m. in the St. Johns County Administration building. Legislative Delegation Meeting
Planning and Zoning Agency Meeting scheduled for November 21 at 1:30 p.m. in the County Auditorium. PZA Meeting
South Anastasia Design Review Board Meeting scheduled for November 21 has been cancelled. Next meeting is December 19.
Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Committee Meeting scheduled for November 20 at 5:00 p.m. in the Players Community Senior Center. PVARC Meeting
St. Johns County Insurance Committee Meeting scheduled for November 21 has been cancelled.
IAFF Negotiation Meetings – Public sessions for collective bargaining contract negotiations. IAFF Meeting Schedule on BCC Calendar.
Projects, Advisories, Status Updates
Butler Park West and Boat Ramp Remains Closed for Dredging Project – Butler Park West and the Butler Park boat ramp's opening time frame is to be determined. The site is needed for use as a staging area for the Treasure Beach Canal system dredging project. St. Johns County would like to thank residents and visitors for their patience during the closure. For more information, please call 904.209.0414.
South Ponte Vedra Boulevard Dune Restoration Project & Coastal Highway Beach Restoration Project – Beach Restoration Projects Updates and Current Status
FDOT State Road 16 Lighting Project from CR 16A to San Marco Avenue. The project will cause intermittent overnight lane closures and is scheduled to be completed in spring 2021. For more information, please contact FDOT at 904.831.3368.
St. Johns County Golf Course Master Plan Update – The St. Johns Golf Club, is in the process of a potential Master Plan update that would include repairing, replacing, and updating various aspects of the golf course. Golf Course Master Plan Update
Public Records Requests
Government records may be seen and copied from a records custodian at the County Administration building, via specific County Departments responsible for their own records, from records custodians at Elected Officials Offices and at other levels of government such as state agencies, local, county and state authorities. Public records requests to the County may be made by completing the Public Records Request Form or by contacting the County’s Public Records Custodian at:
Office of the County Attorney, Attn: Public Records Custodian
500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, Florida 32084-8686
E: firstname.lastname@example.org | P: (904) 209-0805 | F: (904) 209-0806
Special Districts Information can be found at www.sjcfl.us/SpecialDistricts