- St. Johns County annual beach driving passes go on sale Monday, Dec. 5. St. Johns County resident passes are $50, non-resident passes are $100, and ADA-accessible passes are $40. Passes will be available during normal business hours at several locations. Visit the Beach Driving Passes page for more information.
- FEMA Hurricane Ian Disaster Recovery Center is Now Open in St. Johns County at the Wind Mitigation Building, 3111 Agricultural Center Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32092. The DRC previously temporarily closed due to impacts from Hurricane Nicole. The DRC will be open: Monday â€“ Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and closed Sundays.
- Post-Nicole Updates and recovery information
- St. Johns County is launching a new emergency notification system to provide residents with critical information during emergency situations. The new Alert St. Johns system will enable residents to get critical information in a variety of situations including severe weather, unexpected road closures, water advisories, missing persons, evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods, and incidents that may threaten public safety. To receive alerts, sign up at https://member.everbridge.net/index/892807736725582#/login.
- St. Johns Countyâ€™s hurricane evacuation zones have been updated as a result of data improvements by the National Hurricane Center. The new zones are effective immediately. Those living in coastal, waterfront, and low-lying areas will see the most significant changes. In preparation for the Atlantic Hurricane Season that begins June 1, residents and business owners are encouraged to review the updated map to determine changes to their evacuation zones by visiting the Countyâ€™s â€œMy Evacuation Zone websiteâ€ which provides evacuation zone information for St. Johns County addresses.
- Sales Tax Performance Audit. St. Johns County was audited by the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA). This audit is part of the stateâ€™s new transparency requirements for proposed sales tax increases. Click here to review the final report and the County's response to the audit
- The Fire Watch Program and App. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately twenty veterans commit suicide each day in the United States. To respond to this national epidemic, St. Johns County has joined surrounding communities and local organizations in Fire Watch, a program that provides a support system for veterans in crisis. The Fire Watch launched a mobile app that enables veterans and volunteers to foster positive relationships and ensure veterans get the help they need. Available on both the Apple App Store and Android Google Play, the app will allow veterans in crisis to quickly receive emergency assistance and connect them with a variety of local resources and allies that will help them build relations and provide one-on-one counseling and support. www.thefirewatch.org.Â
- Post-Hurricane Updates
- Know Your Zone
- American Rescue Plan Act Funding
- COVID-19 Updates & Announcements
County Commissioner Invitations – The County Commissioners receive invitations to attend various events and, on occasion, more than one Commissioner may attend and participate. For notices and more information, visit the BOCC’s Invitations webpage.
Boards and Committees Volunteer Opportunities – Residents interested in serving their community and participating in local government may apply for a variety of board and committee opportunities. Current Board Vacancies
Sales Tax Performance Audit – St. Johns County was audited by the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA). This audit is part of the state’s new transparency requirements for proposed sales tax increases. Sales Tax Performance Audit Full Report.
Annual Beach Driving Passes On Sale Now – St. Johns County annual beach driving passes are on sale now. St. Johns County resident passes are $50, non-resident passes are $100, and ADA-accessible passes are $40. Passes are available at several locations. For more information, visit the Beach Driving Passes page.
Vilano Beach Pier to Undergo Maintenance – Beginning Monday, Dec. 5, the Vilano Beach Pier, located at 260 Vilano Road, St. Augustine, will undergo maintenance, including resurfacing and pressure washing. The project is anticipated to last four weeks. Portions of the Vilano Beach Pier will remain open during this time for public use. For more information, please call 904.209.0331.
A1A/Mickler Road Intersection Improvements Open House – St. Johns County is hosting an open house for the planned improvements at the intersection of State Road A1A and Mickler Road. Intersection improvements include the addition of two turn lanes from Mickler Road onto A1A North, a left-turn lane from Ponte Vedra Boulevard onto southbound A1A, and a northbound receiving lane along A1A. St. Johns County Public Works staff will be available to answer questions and share details about this future asset to our community. One or more County Commissioners may be present. Please note no action will be taken during the open house.
When: Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Palm Valley Road Sidewalk Project Open House – St. Johns County is hosting an open house for the planned Palm Valley Road sidewalk project on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022, 5 to 6 p.m. at THE PLAYERS Senior Community Center. The project intends to construct a new sidewalk and associated drainage infrastructure to improve mobility and safety for residents. St. Johns County Public Works staff will be available to answer questions and share details about this future asset to our community. Palm Valley Road Sidewalk Project Open House
St. Johns County Broadband Surveys – The broadband surveys are part of the St. Johns County (SJC) Local Technology Planning Team’s Broadband Initiative to determine the Internet/broadband needs for homes and businesses within SJC. The primary goal is to identify unserved and underserved areas and work to determine a strategy for increasing the availability and accessibility of broadband internet services in SJC. Please have someone who is 18 years or older, and makes decisions about technology or the Internet, complete the appropriate survey. SJC Community Broadband Survey | SJC Business Broadband Survey
Hurricane Ian Recovery
FEMA Reopens Hurricane Ian Disaster Recovery Center in St. Johns County – FEMA has reopened its Hurricane Ian Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in St. Johns County at the Wind Mitigation Building, 3111 Agricultural Center Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32092. The DRC previously temporarily closed due to impacts from Hurricane Nicole. The DRC will be open: Monday – Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and closed Sundays. More Disaster Recovery Center information can be found on the Hurricane Updates website.
St. Johns County Now Offering Assistance with Past Due Energy Bills for Low-Income Seniors – The Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP) provides heating/cooling (Electric) bill assistance to an elder who is in immediate danger of losing home energy. For eligibility guidelines and application, visit the Social Services page or call 904-209-6140.
Projects & Road Closures
Douglas C. Crane Boat Ramp Closes Temporarily – St. Johns County Public Works will temporarily close the Douglas C. Crane Boat Ramp for improvements beginning Oct. 3, 2022. The boat ramp will reopen in Spring 2023, weather permitting. Boat Ramp Closure Project Information
Shore Drive Trail Project – The Shore Drive Trail Project is a County initiative to provide residents a safe way to travel along the Shore Drive Waterfront Park by creating a 3.25-mile, multi-use paved trail. Learn more about the Shore Drive Trail Project.
Current FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps & Information – Flood Zone Viewer | NFIP Rating Insurance Discounts for Some SJC Property Owners
Projects, Advisories, Status Updates – For right of way projects, advisories, and status updates as well as permitting activity, please visit the St. Johns County Neighborhood Bill of Rights Application
Public Records Requests
Government records may be seen and copied from a records custodian at the County Administration building, via specific County Departments responsible for their own records, from records custodians at Elected Officials Offices and at other levels of government such as state agencies, local, county and state authorities. Public records requests to the County may be made by completing the Public Records Request Form or by contacting the County’s Public Records Custodian at:
Office of the County Attorney, Attn: Public Records Custodian
500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, Florida 32084-8686
E: email@example.com | P: (904) 209-0805 | F: (904) 209-0806
Special Districts Information can be found at www.sjcfl.us/SpecialDistricts