Signs of danger along a this stretch of ocean-front neighborhood in Saint Johns County. Tonight - homeowners are concerned erosion will wash away their homes if something isn't done soon. 3 3 They say it's a problem.. that is just getting worse with time. Homeowners in South Ponte Vedra Beach say last week's No'easter could make their homes the next casuality. The Assistant County Engineer was out surveying the damage today. Channel 4's Marques White was there during the assessment... ...and joins us now live from Ponte Vedra Beach. Marques, what did they find? 3 People who live here say they enjoy their view of the beach -- and that last week -- the erosion was the worst that they've ever seen it. Today -- we spoke with the assistant county engineer -- and he's telling homeowners what their options are. Meanwhile people are just hoping that the erosion won't get any worse. 0-527-3034-3748-53MARGE HERKLOTZ/HOMEOWNER DEBBIE BURKE/HOMEOWNER This is what's left behind after last week's Nor'easter. One homeowner says the situation is so bad -- he felt that he needed to put up danger tape outside of his home -- to alert people about the stairs that were washed away by high waters. Some are making repairs themselves. Other people who live around here say they usually enjoy their beach home -- but last week -- they were watching -- because they were worried about more damage that could be done near their homes.81425 MARGE HERKLOTZ/HOMEOWNER: unbelievable, unbelievable, i watched it go and it was unbelievable And some say this is the worst that they've seen it. 80727 DEBBIE BURKE/HOMEO WNER: how far is it going to go - and some day are we going to be washed down to the first floor People say they've lost more and more feet of land around their home -- and it's not the first time.80545: DEBBIE BURKE/HOMEOWNER: where we're standing now, our steps were washed out in January. Wood from other people's property and cactus plants are washed up on other people's property.81750: MW SU: You can see what the erosion has done. you can see the derbi and damage here. People from the county were out surveying the damage earlier today. The director of Public Works for St.Johns County spoke to us on the phone. He says the y're assessing the situation. The assistant county engineer met with homeowners and told them what their options are to deal with the damage.They're working with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection -- and say they'll be meeting with the county commission in about a week to discuss how homeowners can obtain emergency permits -- from the DEP -- to detail with immediate problems. Dealing with those problems -- may require the use of sand and bulkheads.Meanwhile homeowners are just hoping to move forward after all of this erosion.81253: MARGE HERKLOTZ/HOMEOWNER: we'll do the best we can The department of public works says they keep their eye on erosion regularly. 3 We're also learning that the erosion has to be 20-feet from someone's home -- for people to be able to obtain one of those emergency permits -- so they can get immediate help. Reporting live, MW, C4, TLS 3 Marques, how are homeowners dealing with the cost of those repairs?