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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Generators

For all new generator permit applications, The City of Fernandina Beach will require the following items:

July 6, 2020

Bulletin B-02-2020

To:            All Contractors

From:        Stephen Beckman, CBO, CFM

Subject:    New Generators

For all new generator p...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Elevation Certificates required

New requirement for 500yr/0.2% flood zone per ordinance 2019-26

June 25, 2020

Bulletin F-01-2020

To:            All Contractors

From:        Stephen Beckman, CBO, CFM

Subject:    Elevation Certificate Reviews and re...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Survey Requirements permit applications

Required items for a Planning and Conservation review include original, sealed and scaled surveys

May 11, 2020

Bulletin B-01-2020

To:            All Contractors

From:        Stephen Beckman, CBO, CFM

Subject:    Survey requirements

This notice is int...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Storm water guidance for permit applications new buildings.

Storm water management required in current Land Development Code.

Stormwater Guidelines

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

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.

February 4, 2020

Bulletin B-01-2020

To:            All Contractors

From:        Stephen Beckman, CBO, CFM

Subject:    New submittal requirements

For all...

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Building Official Bulletins
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Electrical Meter Cans

Stainless or Aluminum only. No corrosive steel allowed per ordinance.

January 2, 2020

Memorandum

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...

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Building Official Bulletins
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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Building Official Bulletins
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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Building Official Bulletins
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: July 6, 2020

COVID-19 Testing in Fernandina

Who: Open to everyone. Please bring some form of identification.Testing is available on a first come first serve basis.  Up to 100 tests available.

What: Drive-up diagnostic testing.The type of specimen collected will be a nasopharyngeal (NP) swab...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Face Masks

EMERGENCY ORDER — COVID19-MANDATORY MASKS

RESOLUTION 2020-94

WHEREAS, on March 1, 2020, in response to the World Health Organization’s declaration of COVID-19 as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, Governor Ron DeSantis i...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Nassau County Press Release re:Covid-19 Safety Measures

Please see the news release from the Nassau County Manager’s office and corresponding memo from City Manager Dale Martin regarding safety measures in response to COVID-19. 

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Grant Opportunity

The City of Fernandina Beach intends to apply for approximately $150,000 for Fernandina Beach Police Department roof and plumbing repairs from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Rebuild Florida Critical Facility Hardening Program (CFHP). &...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Conservation Land Trust

This week the City’s Conservation Land Trust received a second generous donation in an amount of $50,000. Inspired by the advocacy efforts of Mrs. Joan Bean, the anonymous donors’ wishes are to provide the City with an expansion and ex...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Love Your Neighbor Donation Program

The City of Fernandina Beach in partnership with the Salvation Army Hope House implemented the Love Your Neighbor Donation Program on July 1, 2011.  Through the generosity of our customers, we have assisted 203 families with their utility bills a...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Conservation Land Trust

The City’s Conservation Land Trust recently received a generous anonymous donation in an amount of $100,000. Additionally, the donors wish to provide the City with an additional $100,000 though a matching donation program.

The parameters establis...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Air Quality Monitor

A link to AirNow has been added to the "Community" tab of the City's website. AirNow shows the Air Quality Index (AQI) of the area. The AQI tells how clean or polluted the outdoor air is, along with associated health effects that may be of conce...

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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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