Permits

The City of Fernandina Beach requires that building permits be obtained prior to making any improvements, repairs or alterations to a property.

Florida Building Code - 2014 Building Code (5th Edition):

"Chapter 1‚ Section 105‚ (1)105.1 Required.
Any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by this code, or to cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the building official and obtain the required permit."

Building Permit Applications available here. FY 2015-2016 permit fee schedule available here. Permit applications are accepted until 4:30PM each day.

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