News from the Natural Resources Division
NEW! Notices now required for some building permit applications. Visit our Building Permits page for more information.
EPA releases factsheet on the Economic Benefits of Protecting Healthy Watersheds. View the document.
Photos of our school rain gardens are available on our "Rain Garden Project" webpage.
Find out how Alachua County's Land Development Regulations may affect natural resources on your property.
How We Do It
We apply our specialized environmental expertise and collective knowledge of Alachua County's natural resources to provide environmental planning, enforcement, compliance, and review services to ensure compliance with the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Regulations. Natural Resources program staff provide timely and accurate complaint investigations, inquiry response, compliance inspections, enforcement activities, guidance on best practices, interagency coordination, and reviews for all building permits, development and plat reviews, Comprehensive Plan Amendment requests, and zoning applications.