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

Quick links

Wetland ordinance [PDF]
Glossary of terms [PDF]

Residential wetland permit application [PDF]
Residential instructions [PDF]

Non-residential wetland permit application  [PDF]
Non-residential instructions [PDF]

Frequently asked questions [PDF]

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]

Danielle Dangleman
Specialist III

Melissa Martin
Permitting Coordinator
ext. 12093

Staff contacts [PDF]

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