Notices

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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Building Official Bulletins
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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Building Official Bulletins
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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Building Official Bulletins
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Storm water guidance for permit applications new buildings.

Storm water management required in current Land Development Code.

Stormwater Guidelines

Building Official Bulletins
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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Building Official Bulletins
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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Building Official Bulletins
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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Building Official Bulletins
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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Building Official Bulletins
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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Building Official Bulletins