"To provide for planned and orderly growth while improving the quality of life for County residents."
The Planning and Zoning Division is responsible for the Long Range and Current Planning functions of Clay County government. The Division’s mission is to provide for planned and orderly growth while improving the quality of life for County residents. To achieve that mission, Clay County has adopted through the public hearing process numerous plans and codes to guide the growth and development throughout the County.
The Planning Section of the Division focuses upon long range planning for Clay County. The Clay County Comprehensive Plan and companion Master Plans for Branan Field and Lake Asbury, which delineate future land uses and the address the provision of infrastructure, are the primary documents administered by the Division’s Planning Section. The Section also administers the Currency Management System, manages the impact fee system, and reviews applications for amendments to the Comprehensive Plan. The Planning Section performs transportation planning activities and represents the County on the Technical Coordinating Committee and Bicycle/Pedestrian Committee of the Northeast Florida Transportation Planning Organization for the Jacksonville Urbanized Area.