Welcome to the website of Gulf County Board of County Commissioners. Our goal is to provide more and better information to keep you, the citizens of Gulf County, informed about the workings of your local government.
Gulf County encompasses an area of 559 square miles. Gulf County is bordered on the North by Calhoun County, on the West by Bay County, on the East by Franklin and Liberty Counties and on the South by the Gulf of Mexico. Gulf County averages 82 degrees in the summer and 54 degrees in the winter. Gulf County has a population density of approximately 24 persons per square mile.
FLORIDA FAIR HOUSING
Gulf County promotes fair housing through adopted ordinance # 2001-10. Interested persons may visit Towan Kopinsky during normal operating hours and request to review the ordinance. For questions about Fair Housing, Equal Employment Opportunities and/or Section 504 procedures regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Gulf County's Compliance Officer, Towan Kopinsky at 850-229-6144. Please click on the following link to view a short U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development video on fair housing:
(FL Ad Campaign - click here)
GULF COUNTY BOCC MEETING PROCEDURES
Click here to view the procedures for Public Speaker at BOCC Meetings
Public Speaker Forms can also be obtained by clicking here.
For RESTORE Act & NRDA Information click here.
At the public meeting held
on June 17th, 2013
the PDBR voted to recommend
adoption of the proposed
To read the full LDR Revision and Grant document click here.
FAC Awards Commissioners Warren Yeager, Ward McDaniel and Tanalin Smiley with the Presidential Advocacy Award
Click here for Ward McDaniel details
Click here for Warren Yeager details
Click here for Tanalin Smiley details
View Past Poll Results
COMMISSION MEETING VIDEOS
CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON APPLYING FOR ONE OF THE GULF COUNTY ADVISORY BOARDS
CLICK HERE TO OBTAIN AN APPLICATION TO REQUEST APPOINTMENT TO ANY COUNTY ADVISORY BOARD
GIS Department's New Interactive Mapping Site
Emergency Notification System:
You can now opt in to receive weather alerts on up to
FIVE phone numbers for Tornado Warnings,
Severe Thunderstorm Warnings and Flash Flood Warnings.
Storm season is coming up upon us.
If you haven't already done so, please
take a minute to sign up to receive
Emergency Notifications to your
cell phone via voice, text or email.
The severe weather alert option is NOT automatically
setup on landlines only Emergency Alerts.
Please take a minute to update your contact
information also if you have signed up in the past for
Emergency Alerts. MUST HAVE A VALID 911 ADDRESS
IN GULF COUNTY, TO SIGN UP.
EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SIGN UP
Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds are available.
Click her for more details
COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES ARE ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE: CLICK HERE
Want to know what the weather is like in Gulf County? Then check out the following links for the most current weather information.
New Gulf County Emergency Operations Center New
St. Joe Beach
Gulf County NWS Forecast
Talking about the weather, if you are concerned about flooding, we have helpful web links that will help you protect your home from flooding.
You can find them at the Flood Protection & Planning Department web page.
The Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) free 511 service provides real-time traffic information for major roadways in Florida. This service allows travelers to avoid congested highways before leaving home. Travelers can dial 511 to access current information on all major roadways. Available travel information includes anticipated travel delays, traffic accidents, roadway blockages and lane closures.