The City of St. Augustine Beach is comprised of four main departments, and governed by a Board of City Commissioners. The four
main departments are listed below with a link, and a very narrow description of their functions.
The City Manager and his staff are responsible for Human Resources, Finances, and Records Management among other administrative tasks.
The City Building & Zoning Department is responsible for issuing permits, inspecting work performed, and maintaining property records like plans and previously issued permits.
The Police Department is tasked with the duties of patrolling the community, enforcing traffic and other laws, and patrolling the beach.
The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining the landscaping at the City Parks and Plazas, Removing debris and garbage, maintaining right of ways, and maintaining the stormwater drainage system.