New FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps

As of December 7, 2018, St. Johns County has adopted new FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (Flood Maps) with updated Base Flood Elevations and flood zone boundaries.  This information should be used for all new development in St. Johns County. Please contact for further questions. Flood Zone Viewer

Events & Activities

St. Johns County Expands Turkey Cooking Oil Recycling Event – Residents are encouraged to go green this holiday season. Items accepted now include used cooking oil, holiday lights, batteries, and electronic devices, from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on January 4 at Francis Field, and behind the County Parks and Recreation office. Those who donate will receive free funnels for future recycling. Holiday Recycling Event Details.

St. Johns Golf Club Celebrates 30-year Anniversary – Join us for a New Year's Day Shootout Tournament on Tuesday, January 1. Shotgun start at 8 a.m. The  format is two-person teams with gross and net aggregate scores. Entry is $30 per player for SJGC members and $40 for non-members. SJGC 30th Anniversary

Annual Christmas "Tree-cycling" Program Residents are encouraged to bring Christmas trees to drop off locations January 2 - 4, 5, and 12. Only natural trees can be recycled, and should be free of decorations and debris. Designated areas and signage will direct participants where to drop off their trees. For more information, please call 904.209.3740. Tree-cycling Program Times and Locations

Hastings Farm Share Event – Parks and Recreation has partnered with Farm Share to give out free fresh meat, fruits, veggies, boxed and canned goods, Saturday, January 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at W.E. Harris Community Center, 400 E. Harris St. Food will be given on a first-come, first-served basis. Farm Share Details. For more information or to volunteer, contact Jamie Baccari at 904-209-0377 or

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

Planning and Zoning Agency Meeting – Thursday, December 20 at 1:30 p.m. in the County Auditorium. PZA Meeting

December 20 Insurance Committee Meeting Cancelled. All other meetings will take place at the time and date advertised, unless otherwise noted.

Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Committee Meeting – December 19 at 5:00 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. PVARC Meeting

St. Johns County Board of County Commission Regular Meetings – Held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the St. Johns County Auditorium. Agendas | Minutes | Calendar


Ocean and Fishing Pier and Parking Lot Closure – The pier and pier parking lot will be closed December 30 through 12 p.m. on January 1, for the Annual New Year's Eve Beach Blast Off event. The Gift Shop and Visitor Information Center will remain open during standard business hours. The Pope Road parking lot will be closed on December 31 and reopen on January 1. For more information, please call 904.209.0344.

Alta Mar Drive Road Closure – Alta Mar Drive in the Oak Bridge community will be closed due to a collapsed sanitary sewer main repair at Alta Mar and Salt Creek Drives. Due to unforeseen conditions, the previous notification has been changed. Through traffic on Alta Mar from Salt Creek Drive to Cypress Creek Drive will be closed to through traffic from December 13 through Friday, December 21. Alta Mar Dr. Closure Map

2019 St. Johns County Beach Driving Passes on Sale – Beach Driving Passes make great stocking stuffers for the holiday season. St. Johns County resident passes are $50, non-resident passes are $100, and handicap passes are $40. 2019 Beach Driving Passes On Sale

Hurricane Irma Recovery Assistance Application DeadlineThe deadline to register for Rebuild Florida assistance is December 23, 2018. Funds help eligible homeowners repair and rebuild homes damaged by Irma. To register, visit or call 844.833.1010. For more information, please call 904.209.0168.

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

Projects, Advisories, Status Updates

St. Johns County Golf Course Master Plan Community Meeting – St. Johns County is hosting a community meeting to provide an update regarding the timeline of the proposed St. Johns Golf Club Master Plan and Request for Proposal at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 17 at the St. Johns Golf Club, 4900 Cypress Links Blvd. Residents will have an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback regarding the proposed Master Plan and Request for Proposal. For more information, please call 904.209.0322. St. Johns Golf Club RFP | Excess Land Map

Buc-ee's Status – Please review the Buc-ee's Fact Sheet, Projected Financial Impact Report and  Status Update.

Ponte Vedra and Vilano Beaches Dune Restoration Project   Restoration Project Map, Survey & Updates

See more Project, Advisories, and Status Updates

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:   |  P: (904) 209-0805  |  F: (904) 209-0806

For more information, please view the Public Records Request Brochure or visit the Public Records / Open Government page.


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Americans with Disabilities & Civil Rights Acts – St. Johns County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion or family status in any of its programs or services. For questions about Civil Rights or the Americans with Disabilities Act visit our Compliance Coordination page, or contact Katie Diaz at (904) 209-0650,

Fair Housing – For questions about the Fair Housing Act compliance, please contact: Homeownership Programs Administrator, Joseph Cone at (904) 209-6890.

Equal Opportunity Employment – For questions about Equal Opportunity Employment compliance, please contact Director of Personnel, Stacey Stanish at (904) 209-0545.

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