Building Official Bulletins

  1. Separate Permits Required

    All General Construction Permits for residential and commercial, new structures and additions, require separate roof permits and separate trade permits. Read on...
  2. Generators

    For all new generator permit applications, The City of Fernandina Beach will require the following items: Read on...
  3. Elevation Certificates required

    New requirement for 500yr/0.2% flood zone per ordinance 2019-26 Read on...
  4. Survey Requirements permit applications

    Required items for a Planning and Conservation review include original, sealed and scaled surveys Read on...
  5. Storm water guidance for permit applications new buildings.

    Storm water management required in current Land Development Code. Read on...
  6. New Submittal Requirements

    This information will be to ensure compliance with local ordinances Land Development Code in effect. These requirements are to be effective immediately since these are all already part of the local requirements. Read on...
  7. Electrical Meter Cans

    Stainless or Aluminum only. No corrosive steel allowed per ordinance. Read on...
  8. Contractor Asbestos Notification Statement

    Per Florida Building Code 105.9 Asbestos. The enforcing agency shall require each building permit for the demolition or renovation of an existing structure to contain an asbestos notification statement Read on...
  9. Change of Use Permits

    A building permit for Change of Use is required when the use or Occupancy Classification of a Building or Tenant Space is changed Read on...
  10. Drinking Fountains

    We often get questions concerning drinking fountain requirements when a single unit is specified. Read on...