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Posted on: April 14, 2022

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The DeFuniak Springs Planning Board will conduct a public hearing to consider a special exception to the Land Development Code (2022-SE-02) on Monday, May 2, 2022, at 6:00 PM, or as soon thereafter as possible.  The hearing will be conducted at the regular Planning Board Meeting held at the DeFuniak Springs City Hall, 71 Highway 90 W, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433. All interested parties are encouraged to attend; those in attendance shall have the right to submit oral and written comments for the Planning Board’s consideration.  The nature of the case is described below:


Greg Graham, on behalf of the Walton County Board of Commissioners, is requesting a Special Exception to allow a facility owned by a governmental body in an R-2, Multi-family Residential.  The subject property is described below:


General Description

The West side of N 7th Street between Sloss Ave. and Chaffin Ave.

Parcel Numbers 25-3N-19-19070-000-8620, 25-3N-19-19070-000-8610, 25-3N-19-19070-000-8600 & 25-3N-19-19070-000-8590


Legal Description

Lots 859, 860, 861, 862, 863 and 864, town of DeFuniak according to the map of Lake DeFuniak as drawn by W.J Vankirk, a copy of said map being on file in the office of the clerk of Circuit Court of Walton County



In accordance with Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, “Accessibility of public meetings to the physically handicapped, whenever any board or commissioner of any state agency or authority, or of any agency or authority of any county, municipal corporation, or other political subdivision that has scheduled a meeting at which official acts are to be taken, receives at least 48 hours prior to the meeting, a written request by a physically handicapped person to attend the meeting, directed to the chairperson or director of such board, commission, agency, or authority, such chairperson or director shall provide a manner by which such person may attend the meeting at its scheduled site or reschedule the meeting to a site which would be accessible to such person.”


In accordance with Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, “Notices of meetings and hearings must advise that a record is required to appeal, all persons are advised that, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.”  Appeals of City Council decisions are heard by the Circuit Court of Walton County.


Chris Wallace, AICP, Planning Director 

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