It is the purpose and intent of the Volusia County Wetland Ordinance to provide for the protection, maintenance, enhancement, and utilization of wetlands in Volusia County.
A wetland alteration permit is generally required for impacts to county jurisdictional wetlands and their upland buffers. Since wetland permits are handled differently depending on whether the proposed development is residential or non-residential, please use the appropriate application below.
Wetlands Ordinance Discussion
Wetland Review Map - June 10,
Wetland Review Map - October 2015
County Council Discussion - June 11, 2015
Please also see the 8/13/14 and 9/17/14 discussions of the Smart Growth Policy Review Committee at by clicking here
Consultant list [PDF]
Planting guidelines [PDF]
Other links of interest
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
St. Johns River Water Management District
U. S. Army Corps of Engineers - Jacksonville District
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds
Wetland Delineation Criteria - Chapter 62-340 F.A.C. [PDF]
Wetland Mitigation Criteria - Chapter 62-345 F.A.C. [PDF]