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FEMA standards the City has adopted in Ordinance 2019-26 require addition of 0.4' to the BFE+freeboard
This notice is intended to provide clarification on the applicable Base Flood Elevation (BFE) for regulatory compliance within the City of Fernandina Beach.• Per Chapter 22, Article V of the Code of Ordinances, as amended by Ordinance 2019-26, th...
It is a current practice for some contractors to pull permits and perform work under their license and hire subcontractors for the work without notifying the Building Department. This happens in several different trades, but mostly
It is a current practice for some contractors to pull permits and perform work under their license and hire subcontractors for the work without notifying the Building Department. This happens in several different trades, but mostly with roofing work and g...
Subcontractor lists need to be provided to the Building Department and subs need to be registered and have license and insurance verified. Failure to use properly licensed subs with workers comp and insurance will result in work being stopped.
It is a current practice for some contractors to pull permits and perform work under their license and hire subcontractors for the work without notifying the Building Department. This happens in a number of different trades, but mostly with roofing work a...
A high quality video file sent to the building department can be used for HVAC change-out inspections provided they are clear and provide sufficient detail an
Standard Operating Procedure for a video tape inspection for HVAC change outs (residential only)
• A high quality video file sent to the building department can be used for HVAC change-out inspections provided they ar...
When more than one MEP permit is required, a general construction permit will also be required.
Projects involving more than one MEP permit will also require a general construction permit. Cabinet/countertop replacement work involving any MEP permit will require a general construction permit.
Individual permits for any MEP are intended to be used fo...
Furniture storage, furnishing of new buildings not allowed until TCO/CO
A building or structure shall not be used or occupied, and a change in the existing use or occupancy clas...
All General Construction Permits for residential and commercial, new structures and additions, require separate roof permits and separate trade permits.
All General Construction Permits for residential and commercial, new structures and additions, require separate roof permits and separate trade permits. The General Construction Permit only covers the structure, which includes windows and doors. A builder...
For all new generator permit applications, The City of Fernandina Beach will require the following items:
July 6, 2020
To: All Contractors
From: Stephen Beckman, CBO, CFM
Subject: New Generators
For all new generator p...
New requirement for 500yr/0.2% flood zone per ordinance 2019-26
June 25, 2020
Subject: Elevation Certificate Reviews and re...
Required items for a Planning and Conservation review include original, sealed and scaled surveys
May 11, 2020
Subject: Survey requirements
This notice is int...
Storm water management required in current Land Development Code.
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.
February 4, 2020
Subject: New submittal requirements
Stainless or Aluminum only. No corrosive steel allowed per ordinance.
January 2, 2020
To: All Contractors
From: Stephen Beckman, CBO, CFM
Subject: Electrical Services
This memorandum is to notify contractors that our current City ordinances require:
Electric meter sockets . All meter socket enclosures shall be aluminum...
The City of Fernandina Beach’s credit card payment processing company will begin charging a nonrefundable Service Fee for payments made to the City with a credit or debit card in person, online, or by phone beginning October 1, 2021. (The City w...
The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has commissioned Walker Associates, Inc. to develop a comprehensive plan for public beach access and parking on Amelia Island. The study area is inclusive of the beach access areas within the City of Fernandina Bea...
FEMA Concedes to City Arbitration Request
The City of Fernandina Beach and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have resolved their dispute regarding the costs to replace portions of the City Marina destroyed by Hurricane Matthew. The City sought...
Waste Management now has a dedicated email address for City staff & residents to use: email@example.com
The City's request for Arbitration documentation has been added to the website. Since the related Exhibits are voluminous, these supplemental documents are available via a public records request.
City of Fernandina Beach Parks and Recreation Advisory Board has been hard at work creating an all-encompassing survey regarding the parks, open spaces, and recreation facilities within the City limits.
In 2015, with State funding assistance, the...
The Fernandina Harbor Marina fuel dock is officially OPEN! Now featuring Valvtect Marine Fuel: Ethanol Free 89 Midgrade AND Diesel.
Beach Access Committee Final ReportBeach Access Committee Presentation
For additional information about the Beach Access Committee, please contact City Grants Administrator Lorelei Jacobs by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (813) 363-0375.Beac...
The budget calendar for fiscal year 2021/2022 has been published to the document center. Link: https://www.fbfl.us/DocumentCenter/View/22393/Budget-Calendar--21-22?bidId=
A news release from Chesapeake Utilities Corporation:
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Urges Customers, if Needed, to Establish Payment Plans and Secure Energy Assistance
DOVER, DE – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) recognize...
The Office of the City Clerk is the City of Fernandina Beach’s custodian of public records. Pursuant to Section 119.12, Florida Statutes, the contact information for the City of Fernandina Beach’s custodian of public records i...Read on...