Notices

Posted on: November 12, 2019

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

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 which indicates the owner’s or operator&...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

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

A building permit for Change of Use is required when the use or Occupancy Classification of a Building or Tenant Space is changed, as determined by the Florida Building Code – Existing Building Ch. 10 and the Florida Fire Prevention Code. The St...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Drinking Fountains

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

Section 403 of the Florida Building Code – Plumbing 6th Edition (2017)

States: 403.1 minimum number of plumbing fixtures. Plumbing fixtures shall be provided in the minimum number as shown in table 403.1, based on the actual use of the building o...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Notice of Commencement

an owner or the owner’s authorized agent shall record a Notice of Commencement i

713.13 (1) (A) Except for an improvement that is exempt pursuant to S 713.02 (5) an owner or the owner’s authorized agent before commencing to improve any real property, or recommencing completion of any improvement after default or abandonment,...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Asbestos Removal

Moving, removal or disposal of asbestos-containing materials on a residential building

105.3.6 Asbestos Removal

Moving, removal or disposal of asbestos-containing materials on a residential building where the owner occupies the building, the building is not for sale or lease, and the work is performed according to the owner-builder limitatio...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Window and door minimum submittal specifications

the following requirements apply for windows; doors and garage doors during new installations or replacements.

In accordance with the 2017, 6th Edition, Florida Building Code, Section 1709.5 and the 2017, 6th Edition, Florida Residential Code, Section R609, the following requirements apply for windows; doors and garage doors during new installations or replacement...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Issuance of CO and CC's

This memorandum is to clarify the procedure for issuance of CO’s and CC’s.

This memorandum is to clarify the procedure for issuance of CO’s and CC’s.  In order to schedule a building final inspection, all other inspections for the project must be complete and approved.  This includes HDC, tr...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Charter Review Committee

The Charter Review Committee would like to reach the community regarding its purpose and how citizens can get involved. If you'd like a member of the Committee to speak to your organization, or if you have ideas or feedback, please email: crc2020@fbfl.org

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Closed Captioning

Closed captioning is now available for live and archived meeting videos filmed after October 1, 2019. Meetings filmed prior to October 1, can be captioned upon request.

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Special Events/Banner Contacts

Beginning October 1, all Special Event and Banner permitting will be handled through the City's Parks and Recreation Department. Most procedures will remain the same. Questions may be addressed to Jodi (904-310-3358) or Alisha (904-310-3366) at the Atlant...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Virtual Inspections

The City of Fernandina Beach Building Department is launching a pilot program for virtual inspections. Citizens and contractors will be able to schedule inspections for roof repairs and heating/air change-outs via Skype, creating more flexibility and grea...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

On Beach Parking

Effective following the May 7, Regular City Commission Meeting, parking at Seaside Beach will not be permitted from 9:00 pm - 6:00 am year round. Hours for public beach access parking lots are posted accordingly.

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Notice Regarding City of Fernandina Beach's Public Records Custodian

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...

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