The Facilities side of the Maintenance Department is responsible for maintaining City buildings. Functions include repair and maintenance. The Maintenance Department is also responsible for various special events throughout the City.

As part of its responsibility to maintain the condition and appearance of City properties, the following functions are performed:
- Carpentry
- Plumbing
- Electrical
- Mechanical
- Painting
- Street Lighting
- Preventative Maintenance & Inspections


The Fleet portion of the Maintenance Department is responsible for the acquisition, maintenance, and disposal of City vehicles and equipment. The City of Fernandina Beach has approximately 225 vehicles assigned to various departments throughout the City, and in 2009, was nationally recognized by Government Fleet Magazine, as one of the 100 Best Fleets in North America. A variety of tasks are performed in the city garage, such as:
- Vehicle Purchasing & Acquisition
- Maintenance & Repair
- Welding & Fabrication
- Parts Inventory Control
- Preventative Maintenance
- Vehicle Surplus & Disposal


The Maintenance Department provides a variety of services to the general public including the maintenance of the City right-of-ways. Others tasks performed by this department include:
-Sidewalk repair and replacement
-Curb/gutter repair
-Maintain boardwalks and vegetation
-Pothole patching
-Gravel and dirt road maintenance
-Tree canopy maintenance
-Commercial & subdivision site inspections for code and ADA compliance
-Traffic light and uniform traffic control
-Sign maintenance and installation
-Street Sweeping