Nassau County - Amelia Island Tree Ordinance Commission

The Nassau County - Amelia Island Tree Ordinance Commission will assist in the administration of the Unincorporated Amelia Island Tree Protection and Replacement Ordinance.  The Nassau County - Amelia Island Tree Ordinance Commission will consist of five (5) members to be appointed by the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners and will have the following duties:

  1. develop, recommend and forward to the Board of County Commissioners a tree planting program that will be approved and updated a minimum of every five (5) years;
  2. review tree/canopy restoration plans;
  3. hear and decide administration appeals from provisions of this Ordinance; and
  4. recommend to the Board of County Commissioners periodic surveys of trees and vegetation, the designation of canopy road, and the establishment of a Heritage Tree program


The Nassau County - Amelia Island Tree Ordinance Commission shall, to the extent practical, include five voting members as following:

  1. Planning and Zoning Board representative, recommended by the Planning and Zoning Board;
  2. a Florida licensed Landscape Architect;
  3. an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified County Arborist; and
  4. two lay citizens who must be residents of the unincorporated area of Amelia Island


The Nassau County - Amelia Island Tree Ordinance Commission shall have four Ex-Officio Non-Voting Members consisting of the following:

  1. a Planning Department Representative as appointed by the County Manager;
  2. a Public Works Department Representative as appointed by the County Manager;
  3. an Engineering Services Department Representative as appointed by the County Manager; and
  4. an Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences (UF-IFAS) representative approved by the County Manager

Voting members shall be appointed for staggered, three-year terms.


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Questions related to the Nassau County - Amelia Island Tree Ordinance, its Commission, or the application process, are encouraged to contact the Planning Department at (904) 530-6300.