Land Use & Zoning Committee

The Committee shall consider land use and zoning matters; land, water, habitat and natural resource conservation; building codes; urban renewal; real estate; land, water, freshwater and saltwater wetlands preservation and mitigation; water supply issues as they relate to land use and development practices; comprehensive planning; strategic planning; current planning; growth management and implementation of state statutes regarding same; Planning and Development Department; appeals from Planning Commission and Historic Preservation Commission decisions;  road frontage and sign waiver requests; transportation concurrency and mobility; school concurrency;  amendments to Jacksonville's Comprehensive Plan, including all text amendments and Future Land Use Map Amendments; and all related subjects.

Committee Members

Danny Becton - Chair

Michael Boylan - Vice Chair
Garrett Dennis
Al Ferraro
Reggie Gaffney
Ju'Coby Pittman
Randy White

Committee Staff

Ladayija Nichols, Legislative Assistant 
Crystal Shemwell, Legislative Assistant

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

Phone:  (904) 255-5122

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Agenda Meeting Location / Time

First & Third Tuesday at 1:00 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 5:00 p.m. 
City Hall - St. James Building
1st Floor - Council Chamber 
117 W. Duval Street
Web Calendar 

Committee Agendas

Committee Information Sheet.pdf (12k)

In Session Meetings

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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.