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Planning & Economic Opportunity
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96161 Nassau Pl.
Yulee, FL  32097

(904) 530-6300

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Department of Planning & Economic Opportunity:
  • Provides technical planning support to the Board of County Commissioners, County Manager, and other County departments
  • Performs the daily operations associated with the implementation of the Land Development Code and Comprehensive Plan and are the point of entry for site plan review and other applications for development orders
  • Encourages the provision of captial infrastructure required to accommodate new growth
  • Liaisons with advisory boards, governmental agencies, and the private sector to position the County to capitalize on economic development opportunities in keeping with desired quality of life
  • Maintains a demographic profile of Nassau County
  • Provides information on the County's development standards and procedures to developers, investors, and the general public 

Planning & Economic Opportunity 2014-2015 Achievements
  • Complete removal of Florida Rock/Vulcan batch plant on 8th Street
  • Modified communication tower ordinance to facilitate better data and phone service in the county
  • Created protocol for evaluating tree protection during development on Amelia Island
  • Reviewed and approved 1,200 permits for residential and commercial construction, signage, holiday sale, alcohol license and concessions
  • Provided justification of over $400,000 in impact fees to support construction of Yulee Sports Complex and 911 Call Center



Planning and Economic Opportunity 2015-2016 Goals
  • Complete adoption of the new impact fee report and schedule
  • Revise Subdivision Rules
  • Revise sign code to comply with Reed vs Gilbert Case
  • Increase detail and phasing standards for East Nassau Community Planning Area (ENCPA) submittals


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