Land Use & Zoning Committee

The Committee shall consider land use and zoning matters, including zoning; preservation; conservation; building codes; urban renewal; real estate; land use; land, water and wetlands preservation; water supply issues; comprehensive planning; strategic planning; current planning; growth management and implementation of state statutes regarding same; Planning and Development Department; appeals from Planning Commission decisions; growth management; transportation concurrency and mobility; school concurrency; monitoring and implementation of the new State growth management laws; actively participate in amending and updating Jacksonville's Comprehensive Plan, including reviewing all text amendments and Future Land Use Map Amendments to the comprehensive plan; and all related subjects.

Committee Members

Danny Becton - Chair

Jim Love - Vice Chair
Doyle Carter
Al Ferraro
Reggie Gaffney
Joyce Morgan
Matt Schellenberg

Committee Staff

Jessica Matthews, Legislative Assistant 
Crystal Shemwell, Back-Up Assistant

Legislative Services Division
117 W. Duval St., Suite 430
Jacksonville, FL  32202

Phone:  (904) 630-1404

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Agenda Meeting Location / Time

First & Third Tuesday at 4:15 p.m.
City Hall - St. James Building
1st Floor - Lynwood Roberts Room
117 W. Duval Street
Web Calendar

Committee Charge

Committee Meeting Location / Time

First & Third Tuesday at 4:45 p.m. 
City Hall - St. James Building
1st Floor - Council Chamber 
117 W. Duval Street
Web Calendar 

The Committee will convene at 4:45 p.m. to consider special matters before the Committee, (unless pre-empted by an appeal hearing).  Legislative matters before the Committee will be considered beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Committee Agendas

Committee Information Sheet.pdf (12k)

In Session Meetings

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Past Meeting Archives

2017 Video Archive
2016 Video Archive 
2015 Video Archive 
2014 Video Archive 
2013 Video Archive
2012 Video Archive
2011 Video Archive
2010 Video Archive
2009 Video Archive

Planning & Development Department Land Use and Zoning Application Portal
This portal allows on-line submittal, to the Planning & Development Department, of Land Use and Zoning Applications, related planner administration, case tracking and case documentation. Click here to go to the Land Use and Zoning Application Portal.