The Franklin County Dumping Ordinance prohibits littering, dumping, placing or disposing of any trash, debris, house construction or repair materials or products of clean-up, anywhere except on private property with the permission of the property owner.

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  • Turtle Season Begins May 1

    Please help us protect our sea turtles, other wildlife, and their habitats. Keep the beach dark. Turn off all outside lights from 9pm to 7am. No bonfires on the beach. Please remove furniture, umbrellas, and other obstacles from the beach at night. Report any stranded, injured, or dead sea turtles to APSTP at (850) 567-5369.

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  • Annual Beach Cleanup September 19, 8:30 a.m.

    It’s that time again for the Annual Coastal Clean-up Event at Alligator Point. We will be meeting at Harbor Point Realty parking lot on Harbor Point Road near the Firehouse, on Saturday, September, 19th 2015 at 8:30 am. The Alligator PointSt. Teresa Association would like to emphasize cleanup activities on Alligator Point

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Alligator Point Taxpayers Association

The Alligator Point Taxpayers Association (APTA), the homeowners association on Alligator Point, recently modified its by-laws to expand the geographic service area to include St. Teresa and Bay North areas. Our service area now includes all of the area included in Alligator Point/St. Teresa Fire District.

Our mission is to work together as a community to represent our interest in Franklin County. Together we can maintain and possibly improve our future on the West end of Franklin County.

We have and will continue to represent our members as Franklin County property owners, to continue as an effective voice before the various councils of local, state, and federal government.

APTA is always working for the property owners of Eastern Franklin County:   

  • Working to assure our area has representation in the affairs of Franklin County
  • Working to control and coexist with the Florida Black Bears on our end of the county
  • Working with the sheriff, fire and emergency services on homeowner safety and security.
  • Assuring a APTA representative at Franklin County Commission meetings.
  • Working to assure fire and emergency protection for our area.
  • Supporting the purchase a new ladder fire truck and building a new fire station, near the corner of highway 98 and highway 370.

Our members regularly receive a copy of out newsletter “Down to the Point “ and we maintain this website:  http://www.apta-fl.org.  We also have an e-mail notification system to notify our members of issues and actions that we deem important and time sensitive.

Any interested person is welcome to attend our monthly Board meetings at 9:00 am on the second Saturday of each month at the Mission-by-the-Sea Church on Alligator Drive (Highway 370).

To join APTA look elsewhere on this site for our membership application and send it along with your check for $30.00 for your annual dues.