District Details: Charter & Financials

The Jupiter Island Beach Protection District's purpose is to provide the authority for the protection of the beach and lands within the district from erosion and damage from storms, waves, currents, and high water subject to state and federal permit requirements.


Same boundaries as those of the Town of Jupiter Island.

Services Provided

Providing for the levy of a special tax for the construction and maintenance of erosion control structures on particular properties within the district and providing the Town of Jupiter Island with the authority to protect town beaches

Town Charter

Article II Jupiter Island Beach Protection District enacted under Laws of Florida Chapter 82-331, House Bill Number 709.

Chapter 189, Florida Statutes - Uniform Special District Accountability Act

Chapter 161, Florida Statutes - Beach and Shore Preservation

Florida Administrative Code 62B - Beaches and Coastal Systems

Established April 9, 1982 by Florida State Legislature

Contact Information

Mailing: 2 Bridge Road, Hobe Sound, FL 33455

Email the Information Desk

Phone: 772-545-0100

Registered Agent: John Duchock, Beach District Director, Town of Jupiter Island, 2 Bridge Road, Hobe Sound, FL 33455

Governing Body Members: Town Commission, Town of Jupiter Island, 2 Bridge Road, Hobe Sound, FL 33455

General Financial Information

Taxes, fees, assessments, or charges imposed and collected: $2,800,000.00

Rates or amounts for the current fiscal year: 0.9593 mils of 10 mils

Statutory authority for the levy of the tax, fee, assessment, or charge: Laws of Florida Chapter 82-331

Fiscal year period: October 1 to September 30

Tentative Budget: FY 22/23 Tentative Budget $2,800,000

Final Adopted Budget: FY 22/23 Adopted Budget $2,800,000

Budget Amendments: N/A

Annual Financial Report: Financial Report

Current Year Budget:  2023 – 2024 Budget

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