Development Services

Image of three people putting together four puzzle piecesWelcome to the Development Services Department of Green Cove Springs!

This Department has three divisions that provide municipal services in the areas of Building Permits, Code Enforcement, and Planning & Zoning. 

The Department promotes civic pride and quality of life while protecting the health, safety and welfare of City residents through comprehensive planning, development programs, and the enforcement of applicable building and municipal codes.  The mission of the Department is to provide courteous assistance to the public with activities and functions associated with Development Services such as site and building plan review, compliance with Land Development Regulations, Community Redevelopment initiatives, Historic Preservation, Vision efforts and related services.

Division Pages

Building Division

Code Enforcement

Planning & Zoning

Check out the City's Comprehensive Plan Update site, and learn how you can participate!

Maps & Open Data

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Looking to apply for a building permit, planning project, or another application this department handles? Have a Code Enforcement concern?

📝 Visit the Public Portal 📝

💡 Need Portal Training? Visit the Portal Information page. 💡

Contact Development Services

Telephone (904) 297-7500 option 5
Fax            (904) 284-2718*
*E-mail is preferred over fax

To contact specific divisions of Development Services, see below:



Job Title

Contact Info

Building Kimberley Farnsworth Building Assistant 904-297-7500, ex 3315
Building Bill Golberg Chief Building Official 904-297-7500, ex. 3319
Code Enforcement Ben Plourd Code Enforcement Officer 904-297-7500, ex 3302
Planning & Zoning Heather Glisson Development Services Representative

904-297-7500, ex 3334

Planning & Zoning Michael Daniels Planning & Zoning Director

904-297-7500, ex 3317

For e-mail addresses, please see the left-side menu. 


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