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The Coastal Construction Control Line Permitting (CCCL)

The Coastal Construction Control Line Program (CCCL) is an essential element of Florida's coastal management program. It provides protection for Florida's beaches and dunes while assuring reasonable use of private property. Recognizing the value of the state’s beaches, the Florida legislature initiated the Coastal Construction Control Line Program to protect the coastal system from improperly sited and designed structures which can destabilize or destroy the beach and dune system. Once destabilized, the valuable natural resources are lost, as are its important values for recreation, upland property protection and environmental habitat. Adoption of a coastal construction control line establishes an area of jurisdiction in which special siting and design criteria are applied for construction and related activities. These standards may be more stringent than those already applied in the rest of the coastal building zone because of the greater forces expected to occur in the more seaward zone of the beach during a storm event. 

Chapter 62B-33, Florida Administrative Code, provides the design and siting requirements that must be met to obtain a coastal construction control line permit. Approval or denial of a permit application is based upon a review of the potential impacts to the beach dune system, adjacent properties, native salt resistant vegetation, and marine turtles.

Coastal Construction Control Line Permit Managers

The CCCL permit managers are in charge of reviewing permit applications, issuing permits, ensuring compliance and consulting with permit applicants.

Permit Managers Coastal Counties Served Phone
Fritz Wettstein, Environmental Manager Monroe, Area-wide (Statewide) 850-245-7672
Celora Jackson, Engineer IV Dade and Palm Beach, Armoring (Statewide) 850-245-7668
Dr. Muthuswamy Subbuswamy, Engineer IV Charlotte, Manatee, Pinellas, Sarasota 850-245-7674
Rolando Gomez, Engineer III Bay, Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa,Walton 850-245-7676
David Kriger, Environmental Specialist III Duval, Flagler, Nassau, St. Johns, Volusia 850-245-7680
Valerie Jones, Environmental Specialist III Franklin, Gulf, Lee, Wakulla 850-245-7681
John Glunn, Environmental Specialist III Brevard, Broward, Collier, Indian River, Martin, St. Lucie 850-245-7671
Keith Davie,  Environmental Specialist III General Permits (Statewide) 850-245-7666


Coastal Construction Control Line District Field Representatives

District field representatives for the coastal construction control line program conduct compliance and enforcement inspections, issue field permits, and consult with property owners. The table below outlines which counties are assigned to the field representatives.

Note: A portion of the west coast is without a representative due to it's classification as "vegetated shoreline" and not sandy beach. 

Field Representative Coastal Counties Served Phone
Reginald Bradley,
Environmental Specialist II
Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa  Walton Counties, and Bay (excluding Mexico Beach) 850-449-8045
Jason Spanier,
Environmental Specialist II
Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and North Palm Beach Counties 772-919-5786
Keith Davie,
Environmental Specialist III
Mexico Beach in Bay County and Gulf, Franklin and Wakulla Counties 850-245-7666
Charles Grisafi
Environmental Specialist III
Pinellas and Manatee Counties 813-470-5875 
Kelly Cramer
Environmental Specialist II
Sarasota County 239-344-5628
Jennifer Cowart,
Engineering Specialist II
Charlotte, Lee, Collier, and Monroe Counties 941-492-0701
Vanessa Dornisch
Environmental  Specialist II
South Palm Beach, Broward, and Dade Counties 561-313-9007
Trey Hatch,
Environmental Specialist II
Nassau, Duval, St. Johns. Flagler, and Volusia Counties 904-655-1765

Phone numbers for the permit managers are also available on our staff contacts page.

CCCL Permitting Documents

  • Forms
  • Fees
  • Guidelines

Permit Managers

Coastal Armoring Policy & Guidelines

Field Representatives

Field Reps. Areas of Responsibility

Rules & Regulations

Staff Contacts

FWC Lighting Guidelines

Frequently Asked Questions

Would you like to view rules and regulations regarding beach restoration?

Chapter 62B-36, Florida Administrative Code
Beach Erosion Control Assistance Program

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Chapter 161, Florida Statutes
Beach and Shore Preservation


Last updated: February 02, 2017

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