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Sea Turtle Protection Ordinances

Florida Administrative Code - Model Lighting Ordinance for Marine Turtle Protection

Chapter 62B-55

Sea Turtle Protection Ordinances Adopted By Counties And Municipalities (as of 12/1/2017)

Map of the Counties/Municipalities with these Ordinances

** Indicates that compliance is voluntary

Bay

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Bay County 2002/2009

Chapter 5, Article V

Cecilia James
(850) 248-8290

Mexico Beach 2001

Title IX, Chapter 93

Don Freigo
(850) 625-2782

Panama City Beach 2009

Chapter VII, Article VII

James Tindell
(850) 233-5054 x2317

Brevard

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Brevard County 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 III, Sec 3-91

Robin Reiland
(321) 868-3217

Indialantic 1986

Chapter 5, Division 3

Clifford Stokes
(321) 727-3377

Indian Harbor Beach 1987

Chapter 6, Article II

Bob Allgood
(321) 773-3181

Melbourne Beach 1986

Chapter 40, Article II

Bob Phoenix 
(321) 724-5860

Satellite Beach 1990/1993

Chapter 30, Section 30-546 
Chapter 66, Article II, Division 3

John Stone
(321) 773-4409

Broward

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Broward County 1989

Chapter 39, Article IX, Sec 39-107

Susan Pierce
(954) 468-3551

Dania Beach 2011

Chapter 5, Section 5-18

Eric Walton
(954) 924-6810

Barbara Urow
(954) 924-6810 x3718

Deerfield Beach 2000

Chapter 34, Article V

Nicholas Rousseau, Lenore Graber, and Bernard Pita
(954) 480-4241

Fort Lauderdale 2003

Chapter 6, Article III

Porshia Goldwire
(954) 828-5249

Hallandale Beach 2001

Chapter 6. Article I, Sec 6-10

Corrinne Yoder
(954) 457-1390

Hillsboro Beach 2007

Ord 232

Bernard Pita
(954) 480-4241

Hollywood 2011

Title IX, Chapter 108

John Weitzner
(954) 921-3679

Lauderdale By The Sea 2002

CH 30 Article V Div 2
Subdiv L Sec 30-313 (0)

Bethany Banyas and Robert Harrison
954-640-4216 or (954) 640-4220

Pompano Beach 1999

Title XV, Chapter 155, Section 155.139

June Peart and Eduardo Alverez
(954) 786-4361

Charlotte

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Charlotte County 1989/1998

Chapter 3-5, Article XII

Lynette Auger
(941) 613-3223

Collier

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Collier County 1988/1992

Land Development Code,
Chapter 3.04.02, Part B

Maura Kraus
(239) 252-2952

Marco Island 1998

Chapter 6, Article V;
Chapter 54, Article V

Nancy Richie
(239) 389-5003 (M-F 8-5);
(239) 825-0579 (after hours)

Naples 1982/1995

Chapter 52, Article III, Sec 52-61

Monique Barnhart
(239) 213-7119

Duval

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
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

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Escambia County 2013

Part III, Chapter 4, Article 5, Sec 4-5.8

Tim Day
(850) 595-1144

Flagler

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Flagler Beach 1987/2000

Appendix A, Article IV, Sec 4.04.00

Elaine Cowart
(386) 517-2005

Flagler County 2001

Appendix C, Article VI, 6.05.00

Ed Rodriguez
(386) 313-4004

Franklin

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Franklin County 1998

Chapter 5, Article IV

Alan Pierce
(850) 653-9783 x161

Gulf

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Gulf County 2001

Ord 2001-09

Michael Aiken
(850) 229-8944

Hillsborough

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Hillsborough County

No Lighting Ordinance

Indian River

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Indian River County 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;
Chapter 78, Sec 78-12 part (e)

Deb Branwell
(772) 581-2769

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

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Bonita Springs 2001

Part III, chapter 7, Article II

Laura Gibson
lgibson@cityofbonitasprings.org
(239) 444-6142

Fort Myers Beach 1989/1998

Chapter 14, Article II

Keith Laakkonen (ext 1306) and Molly Jacobs (ext 1303

(239) 765-0202

Lee County 1989/1998

Land Development Code,
Chapter 14, Article II, Division 2

Carol Lis
(239) 533-8353

Sanibel 1997/2000

Chapter 126, Article XIV, Division 4

James Evans and Holly Downing
(239) 472-3700 x377

Manatee

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
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

Chapter 66, Article II, Division 2

James (JT) Thomas
(941) 518-9488

Martin

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Martin County 1988

Land Development Code,
Article 4, Division 4, Sec. 4.111

Phil Owen
(772) 288-5495

Town of Jupiter Island 1992

Chapter 3, Article II

Joe Connolly
(772) 546-0100

Miami-Dade

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Golden Beach 1997

Chapter 58, Article III

Yovani Diaz
(305) 936-2444

Miami Beach 2006

Chapter 46, Article V

Yanira Pineda (305)673-7000 ext 6840

Hernan Cardeno (305)673-7776 ext 7077

Sunny Isles Beach 2009

Part II, Chapter 108, Article III

Helena Forbes
(305)792-1772

Village of Key Biscayne 2009

Chapter 8, Article VI

Mike Mila
(305) 365-8917

Monroe

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Key West 1995

Chapter 10, Article VI

Jim Young
(305) 809-3737

Marathon 1994/1998

Chapter 14, Article III

Cynthia McPherson
(305) 289-4116

Monroe County 1994/1998

Chapter 12, Article V

Ronda Norman
(305) 289-2810

Village of Islamorada 1998/2002

Chapter 30, Article VII, Division 3

George Martel
(305) 664-6400

Nassau

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Fernandina Beach 1987/1995

Land Development Code, Chapter III, Article V

Michelle D. Forstrom
(904) 277-7342 ext 230

Nassau County 1988/2008

Appendix A - Land Development Code,
Ordinance No. 97-19 Article 37.07

Officer Clemens - Sheriff's Department
(904) 548-4000

Okaloosa

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Destin 2004

Land Development Code,
Article 7.17.00 through 7.17.02

David Bazylak
(850) 837-4242 x3172

Okaloosa County 2018

Chapter 5, Article IV

Alex Fogg (850) 609-5394

Palm Beach

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
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

Ana Puszkin-Chevlin
(561) 243-7324

Gulf Stream** 1987

Part II, Chapter 38, Article II, Division 2

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 34, Article 5, Division 8, Sec 34-1128 (Adopts County Ordinance)

Lynn Hamil
(561) 627-0818

Ocean Ridge 1987/1993

Chapter 66, Article I, Sec 66-2

Ken Schenck
(561) 732-2635

Palm Beach County 1987/1996/1999

Land Development Code,
Article 14, Chapter A

Kelly Martin
(561) 233-2509

Town of Palm Beach 1987/1995

Chapter 74, Article II, Division 4

Benjamin Alma
(561) 227-7080

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

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Belleair Beach 2008

Chapter 6, Article IV

Jack White
727-595-4646 ext 133

Clearwater 1999

Community Development Code
Article 3, Section 3-1302.D

Diane Devol
(727) 562-4727

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

Sarah Mauter (727) 474-7786

Madeira Beach 1990/1992/2000

Chapter 110, Article VI, Division 5, Sec 110-506 - 110-508

Cory Snyder
(727) 391-9951 x295

North Redington Beach 1990/2000

Chapter 18, Article VIII

Don Lewis
(727) 391-4848

Pinellas County 2004

Coastal Construction Code Section 3109.6.2.1 (applies to new construction only)

Andy Squires (727) 464-4633

John Bishop (727) 464-8766

Redington Beach 1987/2001

Chapter 4, Sec 4-9

Mark Davis
(727) 391-3875

Redington Shores 2007

Chapter 56, Article II

Steve Andrews (727) 397-5538

St. Pete Beach 2007

Land Development Code, Division 44

Peyt Dewar
(727) 363-9211

Treasure Island 1999

Chapter 72, Article V

Paula Cohen (727) 547-4575

St. Johns

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
St. Augustine Beach 1995/1996

Chapter 5, Article I, Sec 5-15

Nathan Otter
(904) 209-0323

St. Johns County 1996/1999/2013

Article IV Section 4.01.09

Nathan Otter
(904) 209-0323

St. Lucie

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Ft. Pierce 1990/1993

Chapter 5, Article XIV

Peggy Arrai
(772) 460-2200 x294

St. Lucie County 1986/1991/1997

Chapter VI, Sec 6.04.02

Amy Griffin
(772) 462-2531

Santa Rosa

County/ Municipality Date Adopted/ Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Santa Rosa County 2005

Appendix C, Article 12, 12.14.00

Sarasota

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
City of Sarasota 1999

Zoning Code, Article VII, Division 14, Sec VII-1402
Chapter 54, Article XXIII, Sec 54

Code Compliance Division
(941) 954-4125

Longboat Key 1987/1992/1993/2016

Title 9, Chapter 100

Chris Elbon
(941) 316-6411 ext 1917

Sarasota County 1997/1999/2000/2004

Chapter 54, Article XXIII

Staci Tippins
(941) 451-9187

Venice 1988/1995

Chapter 106, Article II

George Nixon
(727) 650-1492

Volusia

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
New Smyrna Beach 1999

Ord 52-99 - delegates to county

Jennifer Winters
(386) 238-4668

Volusia County 1986/1989/1990/1999/2011

Chapter 50, Article III, Division 6

Jennifer Winters
(386) 238-4668

Walton

County/Municipality Date Adopted/Updated Ordinance/Code Code Enforcement Contact
Walton County 2009

Land Development Code, Chapter 5, Sec 5.10.00

Melinda Gates (850) 892-8108