Nassau County residents voice concern over new residential buildings on Amelia Island

Nassau County Commissioners could approve 11 85 foot tall household structures at the south conclusion of Amelia Island at a county commissioner Monday night.

News4Jax reporter Brie Isom has been speaking to Nassau County citizens about the proposed construction.

People are saying that not only is some of the land critical wildlife, but the gorgeous island will by no means be the same if this goes through.

Stevie Allen lives in Yulee. She said she does not want there to be 85 foot buildings created on the south conclusion of Amelia Island.

“You’re destroying the character of this island. It’s tranquil organic and putting some thing like this up is heading to take absent the character,” reported Allen.

Riverstone Attributes would be the organization that would develop these 11 properties. They have all-around 50 acres of land on the east facet of the Initially Coastline Freeway in the unincorporated section of the island. That county was sued by the company below the Bert Harris Act.


A proposed settlement between Riverstone Attributes and Nassau County would let earlier banned tower heights for the south finish of Amelia Island.

According to the settlement. the county would then obtain a beach front obtain stage.

But Allen reported there truly would be no beach obtain.

“That 200 feet is essential wildlife land that we simply cannot accessibility through March to September, and they’re expressing it is our only accessibility to the seashore,” said Allen.

Nassau County people also voiced their thoughts on Facebook.

Robert Westberry crafting, “money appears to come in advance of land and animals it looks.”

Leanne Kennsion composing, “our wonderful island is currently being wrecked by this in excess of advancement. We DO NOT Need to have A lot more Substantial Price Enhancement, we Will need Relatives ORIENTED, Household AFFORDED HOUSING.”

Inhabitants are predicted to voice their opinions in tomorrow night’s conference.

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