Citizen Boards

The Town of Micanopy has established citizen boards providing for citizen involvement in the important issues facing the Town. Citizen involvement in Town government is critical to the future of the Town and to maintaining a consistent set of policies governing growth and development within Town borders.        

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Planning & Historic Preservation Board
Per Article IV, Section 401 of the Town Charter and LDC Article 10.15.01, the Commission has established a Planning and Historic Preservation Board (P&HPB) consisting of five members serving 3 year terms. In addition to planning-related duties assigned in the code, P&HPB members can collect information on population and property values to direct the type of development expected; serves as the Local Planning Agency, as required by State Statutes; monitors and oversees the status of the Land Development Code; assists and advises the Commission with advice regarding land use issues and policies; conducts public hearings for maintenance of the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code; may produce special studies on Town facilities; plan projects to reflect historic preservation concerns and policies and to preserve cultural resources.

Town of Micanopy Comprehensive Plan (Adopted October 8, 2019 by Ordinance 2019-03) Link to the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council website

Seat 1: Stephen Eisenman
Seat 2: Vacant
Seat 3: Sandy Tyson
Seat 4: Fro Warren, Chair
Seat 5: Steve Elder 
Tony White, Architect Consultant

January 2022-December 2025
January 2022-December 2025
April 2023-December 2025
December 2023-December 2026
October 2020-December 2023

Tree Committee
Ordinance 2019-01 establishes responsibilities for the Tree Committee including application for Tree City USA certification, maintaining a specimen tree inventory, preparation and maintenance of a resident tree brochure, preparation of a tree walking tour brochure, and acting as Micanopy’s tree-related education and outreach public relations coordinators.  

Seat 1: Paul Cohen
Seat 2: Gary Hunt
Seat 3: Matthew Palumbo

December 2023-December 2026
November 2020-December 2023
December 2022-December 2025

Code Enforcement Board
The Code Enforcement Board is established by Chapter 2, Article III, Section 2-30 of the Micanopy Code of Ordinances. It is the intent of the code enforcement provisions to promote, protect, and improve the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the Town of Micanopy by creating an administrative board with authority to impose administrative fines and other noncriminal penalties to provide an equitable, expeditious, effective, and inexpensive method of enforcing the codes and ordinances in force in the Town of Micanopy. The Code Enforcement Board has the power to subpoena alleged violators and witnesses to its hearings; subpoena evidence to its hearings; take testimony under oath; and issue orders having the force of law to command whatever steps are necessary to bring a violation into compliance. The Town Commission makes appointments to the five-member Code Enforcement Board in 3 year terms.       

Seat 1: Walter Barnard
Seat 2: Vacant
Seat 3: Vacant
Seat 4: Stanley Strobles
Seat 5: Vacant
Sara Owen, Micanopy Code Enforcement Officer

December 2023-December 2026
December 2021
December 2021
November 2020-December 2023
December 2020