Planning & Zoning Board

The Planning & Zoning Board reviews all requests for rezoning of property, zoning amendments, Comprehensive Plan text amendments, Land Use Map amendments, and amendments to ordinances that affect the use and development of land. The Board submits written recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners for a final determination. The Board also hears appeals where it is alleged there is an error in a decision made by the Planning Director or staff, as it relates to the Zoning Code or Comprehensive Plan. The Board also comments on preliminary site plans and serves as the Local Planning Agency for Nassau County. 

The Board is made up of eleven (11) members as follows:

  • Five (5) County Commission District representatives (one (1) representing each district)
  • Five (5) at-large representatives
  • One (1) School Board representative 

Regular meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of the month beginning at 6:00 p.m. Board members serve three (3) year terms and are required to file financial disclosure. Board members are provided a monthly stipend of $150 per month and are reimbursed for mileage at rates set by the Federal General Services Administration. 

If you are interested in serving on this Board, please e-mail your resume to Your resume will be kept on file for two years from the date received. If a vacancy occurs, your resume will be submitted to the Board of County Commissioners for consideration. 

For questions regarding this Board and it's members, contact the Department of Planning & Economic Opportunity at (904) 530- 6300 or visit the Planning & Zoning Board (PZB) page