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The Phase I Comprehensive Plan Updates (including the Coastal Management, Conservation, Housing, and Recreation and Open Space Elements) were transmitted to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity for state agency review on September 21, 2017. The Board of County Commissioners approved transmittal of Phase I of the Comprehensive Plan Updates at a regularly scheduled meeting conducted on September 12, 2017. Phase I of the Comprehensive Plan Update approved by the Board of County Commissioners included recommendations from the Planning Commission as discussed at their meeting conducted on June 12, 2017. The proposed Phase I Comprehensive Plan Update transmitted to the State and the supporting documentation can be viewed by clicking on the links below:

Coastal Management Element 
Coastal Management Element Support Documentation

Conservation Element 
Conservation Element Support Documentation

Housing Element 
Housing Element Support Documentation

Recreation, Open Space and Greenways Element
Recreation, Open Space and Greenways Element Supporting Documentation

 

Click here to view the BOCC meeting for Phase I of the Comprehensive Plan Update from September 12, 2017.

Click here to view the Planning Commission meeting for Phase I of the Comprehensive Plan Update conducted on June 12, 2017.

The Phase II Comprehensive Plan Updates (including the Future Land Use Element and Economic Development Elements) were transmitted to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity for state agency review. The Board of County Commissioners approved transmittal of the Phase II Comprehensive Plan Updates at a regularly scheduled meeting conducted on October 10, 2017. Phase II of the Comprehensive Plan Update approved for transmittal included recommendations from the Planning Commission as discussed at their meeting conducted on August 21, 2017. The transmitted Phase II Comprehensive Plan Update can be viewed by clicking on the documents below. The previous Work-In Progress Draft

Future Land Use Element

Economic Development Element

Save The Dates! November 13, 15 and 16, 2017

Walton County will be hosting public workshops for the update of the Walton County Land Development Code on November 13, 15 and 16, 2017. The public is invited to attend the workshops and learn about the county’s initiative to update the Land Development Code for consistency with the Comprehensive Plan and to achieve a high quality built environment while preserving and enhancing the natural environment. Meeting participants will have an opportunity to provide input on areas of concern.

The public is encouraged to attend the workshops. Your input is important and will help the county ensure that the Land Development Code continues to serve the needs of all county citizens.

The workshops will be conducted in three locations for your convenience:

Santa Rosa Beach
Date: Monday, November 13
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: South Walton Courthouse Annex
31 Coastal Centre Boulevard
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
 
North / Central Walton County
Date: Wednesday, November 15
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Freeport Community Center
16040 331 Business
Freeport, FL 32439
 
Rosemary Beach
Date: Thursday, November 16
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Rosemary Beach Town Hall
48 South Barrett Square
Panama City Beach, FL 32461

We look forward to seeing you and your input at the workshops.

The following documents are for Phase II of III of the Work-In Progress Draft Comprehensive Plan Update for Walton County and Chapter 2 of the Land Development Code.

These documents include the Work-In-Progress Draft Comprehensive Future Land Use Element, Economic Development Element, Intergovernmental Coordination Element, Chapter 2 – Zoning Districts of the Land Development Code and a Summary of the Changes in this Phase of Drafts.

Drafts of these documents were presented to the Planning Commission at a Special Meeting on August 21 at the DeFuniak Springs Courthouse. The Planning Commission deferred a recommendation on the update to Chapter 2 of the Land Development Code to a future meeting.

Below are summaries of changes in Phase II, Work-In-Progress Draft documents and corresponding Working Draft Proposed Future Land Use Maps and Zoning Map.

Click on the documents below to view.

Summary of Changes

Phase II Summary of Changes 
Future Land Use Map and Chapter 2, Zoning Districts of the Land Development Code Summary 

Future Land Use Element in Comprehensive Plan 

Work-In Progress Draft Element
Working Draft Proposed Future Land Use Map (entire County) 
Working Draft Proposed Future Land Use Map (South Walton Planning Area – Part 1)
Working Draft Proposed Future Land Use Map (South Walton Planning Area – Part 2) 
Working Draft Proposed Future Land Use Map (South Walton Planning Area – Part 3) 
Working Draft Proposed Future Land Use Map (South Walton Planning Area – Part 4) 

Chapter 2, Land Use Districts of the Land Development Code

Work-In Progress Draft Element 
Working Draft Proposed Zoning Map 
Land Use District and Zoning District Comparison Summary 

Economic Development Element in Comprehensive Plan

Work-In Progress Draft Element 

Intergovernmental Coordination Element in Comprehensive Plan

Work-In Progress Draft Element 

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