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Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Use this chart to find your city's fertilizer ordinance.

MunicipalityNo phosphorus without a soil testAt least 50% slow release nitrogen10 foot fertilizer-free zone without exception next to water bodiesRainy Season Ban
Unicorporated Brevard Yes Yes No fertilizer within 15 feet of water bodies June 1 - September 30
Cape Canaveral Yes Yes Yes June 1 - September 30
Cocoa Yes Yes Yes June 1 - September 30
Cocoa Beach Yes Yes Yes, plus voluntary 25 foot zone along Banana River Lagoon June 1 - September 30
Grant-Valkaria Yes Yes Mandatory 25 foot fertiizer-free zone along water bodies June 1 - September 30
Indialantic Yes Yes Yes, plus 25 foot zone from any water body June 1 - September 30
Indian Harbour Beach Yes Yes Yes June 1 - September 30
Malabar Yes Yes Yes June 1 - September 30
Melbourne Yes Yes 15' fertilizer free zone and voluntary 25' low maintenance zone June 1 - September 30
Melbourne Beach Yes Yes 15' fertilizer free zone; 25' voluntary low maintenance zone June 1 - September 30
Palm Bay Yes Yes Yes June 1 - September 30
Palm Shores Yes Yes Yes, plus no nitrogen within 25' of IRL June 1 - September 30
Rockledge Yes Yes Fertilizer-free zone east of Rockledge Dr. June 1 - September 30
Satellite Beach Yes Yes Yes June 1 - September 30
Titusville Yes Yes Yes, plus mandatory 25 foot zone along IRL June 1 - September 30
West Melbourne Yes Yes Yes, 15' June 1 - September 30

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