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Permitting Living Shorelines in Florida

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About this resource

This concise document provides an overview of useful information for Florida homeowners interested in installing living shorelines. It gives reasons to use living shorelines, top reasons permits are rejected, and useful contacts.

This document is housed on the Contractor Resources section of Eric Sparks' Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium page.

This resource was developed as part of a collaborative research project that monitored and evaluated coastal restoration designs at the Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.


Permitting living shorelines in Florida, Barry SC, Martin SE, Sparks EL, 2019