City Ordinance Enforcement
The Fernandina Beach Police Department enforces state and federal laws, as well as local City Ordinances. The enforcement of these ordinances can take the following forms: verbal warning, written warning, issuance of a citation; towing of vehicles; confiscation of items; or any other appropriate action to bring compliance. Some of the common City Ordinances may be viewed at:
Chapter 10.Alcoholic Beverages
Sec. 10-4. Possession of opened container in vehicle.
Sec. 10-5. Consumption in public places; open containers.
Chapter 18.Animals; Article I, General Provisions
Chapter 26.Businesses; Article IV, Peddlers
Article III, Litter
Article VII, Graffiti on Public and Private Property
Article V, Noise
Sec. 58-7. Swimming or bathing in nude condition
Sec. 58-9. Use of recreational vehicles, etc. as living quarters; exceptions
Chapter 70.Streets, Sidewalks, and other public places; Article I, General
Sec. 70-2. Obstructions.
Division 3.Special Events, Facility Use Agreements, Parade Permits and Banners
Sec. 70-86 Authority for Issuances of Permit
Sec. 70-87 Special Events Prohibited Without Permit
Sec. 70-88 Definitions and Event Categories
Sec. 70-89 City Property Covered by Article
Sec. 70-90 Permit Required: Compliance
Sec. 70-91 Requirements for Permittees
Sec. 70-92 Facility Use Permit Only Required at Certain Locations
Sec. 70-93 Application Procedure for Private Events
Sec. 70-94 Application Procedure for Non-Profit, Civic and Community Events
Sec. 70-95 Application Procedure for Commercial Events
Sec. 70-96 Penalty for Late Submission of Application
Sec. 70-97 Exemption
Sec. 70-98 City Co-Sponsored Events
Sec. 70-99 Standards for Issuance
Sec. 70-100 Permit Approval Process
Sec. 70-101 Cancellation and Notice
Sec. 70-102 Default
Sec. 70-103 Appeal Process
Sec. 70-104 Violations and Remedies
Sec. 70-105 Control of Property; Right of Entry; Subletting Space
Sec. 70-106 Protection of Minors
Sec. 70-107 Governing Law
Sec. 70-108 Vertical and Horizontal Banners
Sec. 70-109 Street Closures
Sec. 70-110 Concessions and Vending
Sec. 70-111 Alcohol Consumption
Sec. 70-112 Refundable Cash Bond
Sec. 70-113 Insurance
Sec. 70-114 Fees
Chapter 78.Traffic and Vehicles
Sec. 78-43. Skateboards, coasters, rollerskates, and the like.
Sec. 78-45. Unauthorized temporary use of a motor vehicle
Sec. 78-82. Washing, display or sale of parked vehicle; sales or advertising from parked vehicle.
Chapter 90.Waterways; Article II , Beaches
Sec. 90-41. Littering prohibited.
Sec. 90-42. Glass containers prohibited.
Sec. 90-43. Camping.
Sec. 90-44. Regulations for horses on beach.
Sec. 90-45. Dog control.
Sec. 90-46. Fishing lines.
Sec. 90-47. Parking on or near beaches.
Sec. 90-48. Traffic regulations; speed limit.
Sec. 126-426. Parking of certain vehicles prohibited. (i.e. Commercial Trucks)