Tag: sandbags

Class I Emergency Variance in Sarasota County to be good for three years, County Commission agrees, with $450 fee

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com    In late January, the Sarasota County Commission asked staff to modify proposed changes in an ordinance that would allow owners of property threatened by acute erosion to keep sandbags in place for three years. Read More

County commissioners direct staff to simplify process for residents to install sandbags to protect homes from severe shoreline erosion

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com    First, they made it clear to staff that they want the process to be easier for the public. Then the Sarasota County commissioners continued until April 10 a public hearing on an amendment to Read More