NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on October 9, 2015, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Commission) received a complete application from Okaloosa County requesting review and approval of an ordinance pursuant to Section 327.46, Florida Statutes (F.S.), establishing a vessel exclusion zone within Destin Harbor pursuant to Section 327.46(1)(c)3., F.S.
The request is to establish a vessel exclusion zone consisting of a 40 foot wide corridor within an extensive high use water recreation area within Destin Harbor to allow unobstructed access by emergency vehicles and vessels to provide services to protect the public.
As required by Rule 68D-21.001(3), Florida Administrative Code., Okaloosa County has published as provided by Sections 50.011-.031, F.S., once a week for two consecutive weeks, notice of the public hearing on the ordinance in a newspaper of general circulation in the area(s) affected by the ordinance.
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Pursuant to Rule 68D-21.002, F.A.C., comments regarding the request will be accepted no more than 21 calendar days from the date of publication/distribution of this public notice.
COMMENT DUE DATE: Friday, November 13, 2015 (5:00 PM EST)
A COPY OF THE APPLICATION CAN BE OBTAINED BY EMAIL (IN PDF FORMAT) OR BY US MAIL. Please submit your request directly to email@example.com.
For more information, please call (850) 488-5600.