OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE HISTORIC CITY OF APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA

 

Planning Projects Currently Under Review

As warranted, the City of Apalachicola will post plans for proposed development projects, upcoming workshops and proposed amendments to the City's Land Development Regulations.

Tree Committee Workshop on Proposed Revisions to Tree Ordinance
On Monday, July 9, 2018, at 5 p.m., the Tree Committee will hold a workshop at the City’s Battery Park meeting room to discuss its proposed revisions to the City’s Tree Ordinance.  The workshop will precede the regularly-scheduled Planning and Zoning Board meeting. The Planning and Zoning Board and interested public are invited to make oral comments or to submit written comments at that time. The City Commission adopted the current Tree Ordinance in 2011.  A copy is posted below in the “Associated Ordinances” section. For your review and download are the 2018 proposed revisions to the Tree Ordinance and a summary of the proposed revisions.

 

City to Permit Denton Cove

The City of Apalachicola will permit a proposed 52-unit affordable housing development in accordance with a Federal Court Judge pre-trial decision that determined that the development meets the City's land development regulatioN. You may download the City staff report here and the stormwater review here. The Denton Cove Development plans are available for download here.

 

Building Department

The building department, in coordination with the planning department, is responsible for administering building permit applications, coordinating with persons wishing to build, renovate or development property within the City of Apalachicola.

Building Official

The City of Apalachicola is now administering permitting through the City's building department. For more information, please contact Cortni Bankston at 850-653-1522 or via email at cortnibankston@cityofapalachicola.com

Land Use Code and Associated Ordinances/Documents

You may review and download the City Land Use Code and associated ordinances, Comprehensive Plan, City Zoning Map, Flood Hazard map and Historic Guidelines online by clicking below. Click here to download a Building Permit application. Click here to download a tree removal application.

APALACHICOLA LAND USE CODE

91-7 LDC Amendments
I. General Provisions
II. Language and Definitions
III. Enforcement and Administration
IV. Zoning Districts and Regulations
V. Sign Regulations
VI. Historic and Cultural Preservation Regulations
VII. Site Plan Review Regulations
VIII. Stormwater Management Plan
IX. Cluster Development Provisions
X. Transient Lodging Provisions

ASSOCIATED ORDINANCES
Tree Ordinance #2011-01
Tree Removal Application
Floodplain Management Ordinance 2013-02
911 Ordinance 2015-03
Obstruction Ordinance - 2007-01
Historic Nonconforming 2017-05

DOWNLOADABLE MAPS

Apalachicola Zoning Map
Zoning Map (GIS based pdf)
Future Land Use Map
FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Map Zones
National Wetland Inventory Boundaries
City Parcel Map

 

ONLINE GIS MAPS

GIS ONLINE MAPPING PORTAL

The City of Apalachicola recently launched a comprehensive Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping portal to better analyze and administer operations related to planning issues.

Disclaimer. The Apalachicola GIS mapping tool has been compiled from the most accurate source data from the City Planning Office and and the Franklin County Property Appraiser's Office. However, this product is for reference purposes only and is not to be construed as a legal document or survey instrument. Any reliance on the information contained herein is at the user's own risk. The City of Apalachicola assumes no responsibility for any use of the information contained herein or any loss resulting therefrom.

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Additional City GIS maps can be seen here

NEW! Historic Sanborn GIS Maps of 1897, 1913, 1922



STORMWATER
City Stormwater Projects/Initiatives

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
Future Land Use
Current Future Land Use Map
Transportation
Housing
Public Facilities
Coastal Management
Conservation
Capital Improvements
Recreation
Intergovernmental Coordination
Historic Preservation
Economic Development


ASSOCIATED DOCUMENTS
Historic Guidelines
Florida Building Code ADA requirements
FEMA technical bulletin - non-residential floodproofing
FEMA technical bulletin - historic flood guidelines

Floodplain Management Brochure
Stormwater Management Brochure

 City Charter
Vulnerability Analysis