How to determine if your property is seaward of the CCCL using 'Map Direct' - Property owners, buyers and real estate professionals can follow these tips for using the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Map Direct on-line mapping tool to locate the CCCL on beachfront properties as described in the Coastal Properties Disclosure Statement found in section 161.57, Florida Statutes, and print a map showing the CCCL location on the property.
Coastal Construction Items of Concern - Covers topics such as proper locations of buildings and other structures, foundations for structures, coastal armoring (seawalls, etc.), turtle nesting, dune vegetation and landscaping guidelines.
Dune Plant Maintenance Guidelines - A set of best management practices for trimming seagrapes and other maintenance of beach dune vegetation protected seaward of a coastal construction control line (CCCL) by state law.
Dead Fish and Seaweed Removal - This document provides advice for beachfront communities and property managers that handle dead fish and large accumulations of seaweed on Florida beaches. This 3-page guidance document or "best management practice" provides information on how to keep the cleanup operation consistent with state of Florida coastal construction and sea turtle conservation regulations.
Elevation values of the above documents are in NGVD (1929) vertical datum. To convert values to newer NAVD (1988) vertical datum, use an on-line tool such as NCAT provided by the National Geodetic Survey.
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