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  • REMINDER: Santa Rosa BOCC Land Development Code Workshop May 8

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    May 02, 2023

    Santa Rosa BOCC Land Development Code Workshop

    Mon., May 8 at Administrative Complex in Milton
    The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public workshop for the proposed Land Development Code (LDC) changes from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Mon., May 8. The meeting will break from 12-1 p.m. for lunch. No vote will be taken at this workshop.
    The proposed changes, referenced in strikethrough and underline format, along with a white paper for reference, may be viewed online at https://santarosacofl.portal.civicclerk.com/event/1022/overview. The April 10 zoning board LDC workshop may also be replayed at the same link. The April 24 zoning board LDC workshop may be replayed at the following link: https://santarosacofl.portal.civicclerk.com/event/1038/media.
    All interested parties are invited to attend and present written and/or verbal comments on May 8. Those unable to attend may email comments to Shawn Ward at Shawnw@santarosa.fl.govAll comments are due by 12 p.m. on Thurs., May 4
    The LDC hearing will follow these rules of order:
    • Citizens wishing to make public comment may be allowed three minutes to speak. The chairman will have the discretion to cut the time short, may choose to ask for a hand-raise vote from citizens, or may ask that groups of like-minded citizens designate a representative to speak for the group. The chairman will use the appropriate option to best understand public opinion and expedite the meeting.
    • Citizens/Stakeholders/Advocates who wish to speak for an extended period of time and/or show a presentation, may be allowed to do so by making a request via email to ShawnW@santarosa.fl.gov to be placed on the agenda and by specifying the length of time needed. To expedite the meeting, the speaker must reference the specific chapter and section of the LDC when presenting their viewpoint.
    • All audio/visual presentations should have been submitted by 5 p.m., April 24 to the county IT department for compatibility.
    Santa Rosa County adheres to the American Disabilities Act and will make reasonable modifications and accommodations for access to these hearings upon request. Requests may be made to the county’s risk management department at 850-983-1863, TTY 711, or melissal@santarosa.fl.gov.
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