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Planning and Zoning provides various services to the County which entails providing technical, professional and administrative support to various boards, Board of Adjustment, Planning and Zoning Board, Board of County Commissioners and the general public. This department implements and enforces the Columbia County Land Development Regulations, monitors and updates the County's Comprehensive Plan.

Guide for Recreational Vehicles

Columbia County has released a guide for recreational vehicles.
This guide answers many common questions regarding recreational vehicles such as:

  1. What is a Recreational Vehicle?
  2. Can I live in a RV on my property?
  3. I have family coming into town, can they stay in their RV on my property?
Download the full brochure here


Guide to Home‐Based Businesses

Columbia County has released a guide for Guide to home‐based businesses.
This guide answers many common questions regarding recreational vehicles such as:

  1. What is a Home‐Based Business?
  2. What type of business can I have as a Home‐Based Business?
  3. Can I obtain a separate address for my Home‐Based Business?
Download the full brochure here


Do you have a Zoning question about a parcel?

You may submit Zoning questions to the Zoning Department online. Seach for and find the address or parcel that you have a question about and click "Ask Question". Your question along with your contact information will be sent to the Zoning Department and answered promptly. Please be sure and provide a valid email address. After submitting, you should get an email about your question. Please allow 1-3 business days for a response.

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Zoning Applications

You can now register and upload completed Zoning Applications online using the

Completed Zoning Application Upload Portal.

pdf logo(PDF) Agent Authorization Form (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Comprehensive Plan Amendment Application (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Comprehensive Plan Text Amendment Application (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Division of Land Application (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Land Development Regulation Text Amendment Application (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Major Subdivision Application (September 2019) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Minor Site & Development Plan Application (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Minor Subdivision Application (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) PRD Application (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Site & Development Plan Application (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Site Specific Amendment to the Official Zoning Atlas (Rezoning) Application (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Special Exception Application (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Special Exception Application - Communication Towers (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Special Family Lot Permit Affidavit (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Special Family Lot Permit Application September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Special Permit Application (September 2021).pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Special Temporary Use Permit Affidavit - 5yr Family Residence (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Special Temporary Use Permit Application (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Special Temporary Use Permit Application for Special Event (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Subdivision Application (September 2021) Fillable.pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Submittal Guidelines for Development (September 2021).pdf
pdf logo(PDF) Variance Application (September 2021) Fillable.pdf


Columbia County Board of Adjustment and Planning Zoning Board

PositionMember
ChairTeena Ruffo
Vice-ChairJock Phelps
Member Earl Peeler
Roger Busscher
Laura Nettles
Community Development Coordinator -
Code Compliance Officer Jennifer DuBose – (386) 719-1474
County Attorney Joel Foreman - (386)752-8420

The board meets every fourth (4th) Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Columbia County School Board Administrative complex:
372 West Duval Street
Lake City, Florida 32055

Now you can download meeting agendas and minutes directly from our site. To view a listing of current and previous months meetings, please click the link below.

Meeting Notices



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