NASSAU COUNTY IS
ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS OF PROPERTIES
FOR POTENTIAL ACQUISITION THROUGH THE
CONSERVATION LAND ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (CLAM)
Nomination Period: July 24, 2021 through December 31, 2021
The Nassau County Conservation Land Acquisition and Management (CLAM) program was created to preserve and conserve the county's natural, historic, and working lands resources by identifying, ranking, and assessing conservation lands for acquisition and management.
The County shall accept nominations of properties for potential acquisition by the County through the CLAM Program from any person or organization, including the County, nonprofit organizations, and local, regional, state, or federal governmental entities. To nominate a property for potential acquisition, the nominator shall submit an application to the Nassau County Planning Department. Nominators may nominate an entire parcel for acquisition in fee simple or only a specific portion thereof or interest therein. In nominating properties, nominators shall consider, at a minimum, the information contained in the Conservation Plan, the CLAM Resource Rankings Map, and the CLAM Manual.
Nominations must be received by the Nassau County Planning Department no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, December 31, 2021. Nominations received after the nomination period will not be considered. CLAM documents and nomination form can be found at the following links or can be picked up and dropped off in person at:
Nassau County Planning Department
96161 Nassau Place
The Planning Department:
- 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 capital 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
Visit the links at left to learn more about the variety of planning projects and initiatives underway in Nassau County.
Planning Department Accomplishments and Goals
Congrats to the Planning Team for winning Outstanding Public Participation Award from the First Coast Chapter of the Florida Planning and Zoning Association for work on the Western Nassau Heritage Preservation project.
The Nassau County Planning Department is pleased to share that the County won a 2018 American Planning Association-Florida Best Practices Award for work on the William Burgess Overlay District. One of only nine statewide awards in 2018, the Overlay is intended to utilize the built environment to promote strong social ties and the cultivation of community, highlight Nassau’s railroad history to facilitate an authentic sense of place experience, and take advantage of multi-modal transportation opportunities in a growing part of Yulee.