Sea Turtle Protection Ordinances

Sea Turtle Protection Ordinances Adopted By
Counties And Municipalities (as of 4/8/2015)

Map of the Counties/Municipalities with these Ordinances Adobe PDF (1MB)

** Indicates that compliance is voluntary

 

County/
Municipality
Date Adopted/
Updated
Ordinance/CodeCode Enforcement Contact
BAY 2002/2009 Chapter 5, Article V (Ord 09-16) as adopted in Land Development Regulations Chapter 19, Sec. 1917  Lin Bradley
(850) 248-8290
Panama City Beach 2009 Chapter VII, Article VII, Sec 7-110-114 (Ord 1138/1164)  James Tindell
(850) 233-5054 x2317
Mexico Beach 2001 Ord 399 Don Freigo
(850) 625-2782
BREVARD 1985/1990/1993 Chapter 46, Article III Paula Bernston
(321) 633-2016
Cape Canaveral 1990 Chapter 14, Article III Duree Alexander
(321) 868-1222
Cocoa Beach 1986 Land Development Code, Chapter IV,Article XII  Robin Reiland
(321) 868-3217
Indialantic 1986 Chapter 5, Division 3 Ron Cassedy
321) 984-5224 rcassedy@indialantic.com
Indian Harbor Beach 1987 Ord 87-8 Bob Allgood
(321) 773-3181
Melbourne Beach 1986 Ord 86-5 Bob Phoenix
(321) 724-5860
Satellite Beach 1990/1993 Chapter 66 John Stone
(321) 773-4409
Chapter 30
BROWARD 1989 Chapter 39, Article IX, Sec 39-107 Susan Pierce
(954) 468-3551
Dania Beach 2011 Chapter 5, Section 18 (Ord 2011-029)  
Deerfield Beach 2000 Chapter 34, Article V, Sec 34-96 Jenny Walsh
(954) 480-4241
Ft. Lauderdale 2003 Chapter 6, Article III Dick Eaton (954) 828-5204 deaton@fortlauderdale.gov and Ingrid Gottlieb (954) 828-6035
Hallandale Beach 2001 Chapter 6. Article I, Sec 6-10 Corrinne Yoder
(954) 457-1390
Hillsboro Beach 2007 Ord 232 Major Szesnat and Sargeant Clark
(954)427-6600
Hollywood 2011 Title IX, Chapter 108 Major Healey,
John Weitzner
(954) 921-3061
Lauderdale By The Sea 2002 CH 30 Article V Div 2 Subdiv L Sec 30-313 (0)  Sharon Foster
954-640-4216
Pompano Beach 1999 Title XV, Chaptter 155, Section 155.139 Mario Sotolongo
(954) 786-4361
CHARLOTTE 1989/1998 Chapter 3-5, Article XII Lynette Auger
(941) 613-3223
COLLIER 1988/1992 Land Development Code, Chapter 3.04.02, Part B Maura Kraus
(239) 252-2952
Marco Island 1998 Ord 99-7:Chapter 6, Article V;  Nancy Richie
(239) 389-5003 (M-F 8-5);
(239) 825-0579 (after hours)
Chapter 54, Article V
Naples 1982/1995 Chapter 52, Article III, Sec 52-61 Monique Barnhart
(239) 213-7119
DUVAL No ordinance    
Jacksonville Beach 2000 Chapter 6, Article I, Sec 6-8 Colleen Klimtzak
(904) 247-6232
Neptune Beach 1999 Chapter 8, Article VII, Division III John Webber
(904) 270-2411
ESCAMBIA 2013 Part III, Article 13, Section 13.23.00 Code Enforcement
(850) 595-1820
FLAGLER 2001 Appendix C, Article VI, 6.05.00 Ed Rodriguez
(386) 313-4004
Flagler Beach 1987/2000 Appendix A, Article IV, Sec 4.04.00 Elaine Cowart
(386) 517-2005
FRANKLIN 1998 Chapter 5, Article IV (Ord 98-11) Alan Pierce
(850) 653-9783 x161
GULF 2001 Ord 2001-09 Michael Aiken
(850) 229-8944;
(850) 227-8194 (cell)
HILLSBOROUGH No ordinance    
INDIAN RIVER 1987/1994 Title IX, Chapter 932, Section 932.09 Andy Sobsczak
(772) 226-1518
Indian River Shores 1986/2000 Title IX, Chapter 91, Article IV (Ord 460) Charlene Hall
772) 231-2451 x236
Orchid 1993 Chapter 58, Sec 58-8 / Deb Branwell
(772) 581-2769
Chapter 78, Sec 78-12 part (e)
Vero Beach 1990 / 1993 Chapter 46, Article IV, Division 2

North Zone:
Melody Sanderson
(772) 978-4561
South Zone:
Tom Ramsey
(772) 978-4551

LEE 1989/1998 Land Development Code, Chapter 14, Article II, Division 2 Carol Lis
(239) 533-8353
Bonita Springs 2001 Ord 01-06 Mike Kirby
(239) 444-6142
Ft. Myers Beach 1989/1998 Ord 98-3 Keith Laakkonen
(239) 765-0202 x136
Sanibel 1997/2000 Chapter 126, Article XIV, Division 4 James Evans and Holly Downing
(239) 472-3700 x377
MANATEE No Ordinance    
Anna Maria Island 2003 Chapter 14, Article II Gerry Rathvon
(941) 708-6130
Bradenton Beach 1998/2005 Chapter 10, Article II Gail Garneau or
Wendy Chabot
(941) 778-1005
x225 or x278
Holmes Beach 1987 Part II, Chapter 66, Article II, Division 2 Nancy Hall
(941)708-5800 x2
MARTIN 1988 Land Development Code, Article 4, Division 4, Sec. 4.111 Phil Owen
(772) 288-5495
Town of Jupiter Island 1992 Part II, Chapter 3, Article II (Ord 208) Joe Connolly
(772) 546-0100
MIAMI-DADE No ordinance    
Golden Beach 1997 Chapter 58, Article III Robert Ruggiero
(305) 932-0744
Miami Beach 2006 Chapter 46, Article V Code Compliance Division (305)673-7555
Sunny Isles Beach 2009 Part II, Chapter 108, Article III Code Enforcement
(305)792-1705
Village of Key Biscayne 2009 Chapter 8, Article VI Teal Kawana
(305) 365-8917
MONROE 1994/1998 Chapter 12, Article V Ronda Norman
(305) 289-2810 
Key West 1995 Chapter 10, Article VI Code compliance
(305) 809-3740
Marathon 1994/1998 Chapter 14, Article III (Ord 31198) Cynthia McPherson
(305) 289-4116
Village of Islamorada 1998/2002 Chapter 30, Article VII, Division 3 George Martel
(305) 664-6400
NASSAU 1988/2008 Appendix A - Land Development Code, Ordinance No. 97-19 Article 37.07 Officer Clemens Sheriff Department
(904) 548-4000
Fernandina Beach 1987/1995 Land Development Code, Chapter III, Article V Michelle D. Forstrom, Code Compliance Officer
(904) 277-7342 x230
mforstrom@fbfl.org
OKALOOSA No ordinance    
Destin 2004 Land Development Code, Article 7.17.00 through 7.17.02 David Bazylak
(850) 837-4242 x3172
PALM BEACH 1987/1996/1999 Land Development Code, Article 14, Chapter A Jacey Biery
(561) 233-2461
Boca Raton 1986/1996/2002 Chapter 23, Article IV, Division 7 Doug Sheedy
(561) 393-7954
Briny Breezes** 1988 Ord 2-87 Nancy Boczon
(561) 272-5495
Delray Beach 1987/2001 Title 9, Chapter 91, Sea Turtles Rick Grant
(561) 243-7232
Gulf Stream** 1987 Division 2, Sec. 38-41 - 38-47 Rita Taylor
(561) 276-5116
Highland Beach 1987/1999 Chapter 4, Sec 4-8 Michael Desorcy
(561) 278-4540
Juno Beach 1998 Part II, Chapter 4, Sec 4-4 Lynn Hamil
(561) 627-0818
Ocean Ridge 1987/1993 Chapter 66, Article I,Sec 66-2 Ken Schenck
(561) 732-2635
Town of Palm Beach 1987/1995 Chapter 74, Article II, Division 4 Rob Walton
(561) 227-6423
Town of South Palm Beach 1988/1999/2004 Chapter 26, Article X, Division 3 Town of South Palm Beach Police Department
(561)586-2122
PINELLAS No Ordinance    
Clearwater 1999 Community Development Code Article 3, Section 3-1302.D  Community Response Team
(727) 562-4720
Dunedin 1991 Chapter 107, Division 4 Lucy Fuller
(727) 298-3194
Indian Rocks 1991/1999 Chapter 86, Article III, Division 2 John Ouimette
(727) 517-0404
Indian Shores 1994 Chapter 14, Article III Police Department
(727) 595-5414
Madeira Beach 1990/1992/2000 Chapter 110, Article VI, Division 5 Paula Cohen
(727) 391-9951 x255
North Redington Beach 1990/2000 Chapter 18, Article VIII Don Lewis
(727) 391-4848
Redington Beach 1987/2001 Chapter 4, Sec 4-9 Mark Davis
(727) 391-3875
Treasure Island 1999 Chapter 72, Article V Carol Kitts and Del Powell (727) 547-4575 x232
St. Pete Beach 2007 Land Development Code, Division 44 Heidi Hartsock
(727) 363-9211  codes@stpetebeach.org
ST. JOHNS 2013 Article IV Section 4.01.09 Joseph Geiger
(904)209-0323
St. Augustine Beach 1995/1996 Chapter 5, Article I, Sec 5-15 Joseph Geiger
(904)209-0323
ST. LUCIE 1986/1991/1997 Chapter VI, Sec 6.04.02 Amy Griffin
(772) 462-2531
Ft. Pierce 1990/1993 Chapter 5, Article XIV Peggy Arrai
(772) 460-2200 x294 or Melody Sanderson x280
SANTA ROSA 2005 Appendix C, Article 12, 12.14.00 TBA
SARASOTA 1997/1999/2000/2004 Chapter 54, Article XXIII Keri Ferenc Nelson
(941) 232-6788;
(941) 861-5000 kfnelson@scgov.net
City of Sarasota 1999 Zoning Code, Article VII, Division 14, Sec VII-1402 Keri Ferenc Nelson
(941) 861-6257;
(941) 861-5000
Chapter 54, Article XXIII, Sec 54
Longboat Key 1987/1992/1993 Ord 87-16 Amanda Nemoytin
(941) 316-1966
Venice 1988/1995 Ord 95-07 Pat Stuehler
(941) 486-2626 x22007
VOLUSIA 1986/1989/1990/1999/2011 Appendix A, Article XII Chapter 50, Article III, Division 6 Jennifer Winters
(386) 238-4668
New Smyrna Beach 1999 (Ord 52-99) delegates to county Jennifer Winters
(386) 238-4668
WALTON 2009 #2009-03/Land Development Code 5.10.00 JC Alford (850) 622-0000 or Billy McKee (850) 951-0551


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