OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE HISTORIC CITY OF APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA

Planning Projects Currently Under Review

 

CURRENT PROJECTS/ORDINANCES UNDER CONSIDERATION

Fill/Stormwater: Proposed regulations pertaining to the placement of fill along with proposed revisions to the City's Stormwater provisions are currently under review and adoption by the City Commission. You may review the proposed regulations here.

Code of Ordinances: The City is in the process of consolidating the code of ordinances and comprehensive plan for inclusion into the Municode online format. The proposed code of ordinances is available to review online.

The Duke Energy Energy Rights of Way Utilization Franchise Ordinance is available to review 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 Tammy Owens at 850-653-1522 or via email at cityofapalachicola@gmail.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.   

Building Permit Application 

Mechanical-Electrical-Plumbing Permit Application

Contractor Application

Planning & Zoning Application 

 (drop off or email applications to cityofapalachicola@gmail.com)

NEW! Click here to monitor permit activity, including Floodplain Management Required Information, here.

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 #2018-07
Tree Application
Floodplain Management Ordinance 2013-02
911 Ordinance 2015-03
Historic Nonconforming 2017-05
Definition Amendment/Development Standards 2017-07
Sidewalk Ordinance
Parking Mitigation Ordinance 2018-02

Fill and Stormwater Ordinance 2020-03

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

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
Basin Analysis