Building Height Restrictions on Anna Maria Island - How high can I build up on Anna Maria Island? This question has come up several times lately, so it was time for a post about it. Anna Maria Island is a 7 mile long barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico just north of Sarasota, Florida. Within our little island, there are 3 city governments. The cities of Anna Maria, Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach all have different building height restrictions and codes. There are a lot of older homes on Anna Maria Island. Home buyers want to know if they can rebuild or renovate and add building height.
Building Height Restrictions by City
Anna Maria is located at the north end of Anna Maria Island. The building height restriction is 37 feet.
Holmes Beach is in the middle of the Anna Maria Island. The building height restriction is 36 feet.
Bradenton Beach is at the south end of Anna Maria Island and has a building height restriction of 29 feet.
Each city has restrictions on how much you can build on to an existing structure. There are some great home builders on Anna Maria Island who know the ins and outs with each building department on the island. Feel free to ask us if you need a recommendation.
This information about building height restrictions is from municode.com as of the date of this posting and can change. The only high-rise buildings on Anna Maria Island are Martinique North and Martinique South. These beach front condos were constructed in 1973 and are grandfathered in. Other than those 2 buildings you won’t find high-rise buildings on Anna Maria Island. That is part of the charm of this old Florida island.
If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home on Anna Maria Island, contact Jen and Mark Bowman, Keller Williams on the Water at 941-840-0117.
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