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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 now needs to be shown on plans at permit application. This information will enable a builder to provide this information without the need for special engineering.

Lot Grading Guidance

Objectives

The City of Fernandina Beach Land Development Code includes requirements for drainage plans and retention for single family home construction.  This document is intended to provide guidance on drainage analysis and p...

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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

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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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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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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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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: April 7, 2020

Emergency Management News Release 04.07.20 1830 Hours

PUBLIC INFORMATION RELEASE – 04/07/2020  
CONTACT: DAVE RICHARDSON
PIO NASSAU COUNTY EOC
E-MAIL: EOC.PUBLICINFO@NASSAUCOFLEM.COM
FACEBOOK:   NASSAUEM
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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Emergency Management News Release 04.06.20 1800 Hours

Public Information Release – 04/06/2020  

                    

JIS Release #16

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Emergency Management News Release 04.02.20 1600 Hours

Public Information Release – 04/02/2020  1600 Hours

                    

JIS Release #14

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Emergency Management News Release 04.01.20 1830 Hours

Public Information Release – 04/01/2020  1830 Hours
Contact: 
Ashley Spicer, PIO Nassau County EOC
E-mail: NCEM@NassauSO.com
Facebook:   NassauEM
JIS Release #13
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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Message from the Building Official

A message from the City’s Building Official: 
Although the City of Fernandina Beach Building Department has begun electronic submittal for permitting, we will continue to require an approved set of plans on each job site with any and all...
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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Emergency Management News Release 03.31.20 1830 Hours

Public Information Release – 03/31/2020  1830 Hours
Contact:
Ashley Spicer
PIO Nassau County EOC
E-mail:
NCEM@NassauSO.com
Facebook:  
NassauEM
JIS Release #12
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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Emergency Management News Release 03.30.20 1600 Hours

Public Information Release – 03/30/2020  1600 Hours

                    

JIS Release #11

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Sanitation Update

Advanced Disposal  continues to run the routes for garbage, recycling, and yard debris; however, personnel shortages are providing challenges which are affecting service. Yard debris is a couple days behind schedule and there’s a possib...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Emergency Management News Release 03.26.20 1800 Hours

Public Information Release 03/26/2020 6pm Release

Contact: Ashley A. SpicerDave RichardsonE-mail: EOC.PUBLICINFO@nassauflem.comFacebook: NassauEM

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Joint Information Center

A Joint Information Center (JIC) has been established at the Nassau County Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The EOC is currently operating at Level 2, which means it has enhanced staffing between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Staff is able to respond to question...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Emergency Management News Release 03.25.20 1800 Hours

Public Information Release     03/25/2020     6pm Release

 Contact: Ashley A. Spicer                Dave Richardson E-mail: EOC.PU...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Emergency Management News Release 03.24.20 1600 Hours

MEDIA RELEASE – 03/24/2020 1600 HOURSCONTACT: ASHLEY SPICERPIO NASSAU COUNTY EOCE-MAIL: NCEM@NASSAUSO.COMFACEBOOK: NASSAUEM

JIS RELEASE #8The “OneNassau” Joint Information System (JIS) is monitoring the rapidly changing situat...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Emergency Management News Release 03.23.20 1600 Hours

MEDIA RELEASE – 03/23/2020 1600 HOURSCONTACT: ASHLEY SPICERPIO NASSAU COUNTY EOCE-MAIL: NCEM@NASSAUSO.COMFACEBOOK: NASSAUEM

JIS RELEASE #7The “OneNassau” Joint Information System (JIS) is monitoring the rapidly changing situat...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

FAQs for Building Permit Changes

The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation provided the answers to frequently asked questions.

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

City Beaches, Recreation, and Public Health:

After consultation with City Commissioners, and in the interest of public health to Fernandina

Beach,

The City of Fernandina Beach will prohibit public access to the beaches within its

corporate limits, effective 5:00 PM., Saturday, March 21, 2020. This proh...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Emergency Management News Release 03.20.20 1600 Hours

MEDIA RELEASE – 03/20/2020 1600 HOURSCONTACT: MARTHA OBERDORFER, MPH, FPEMNASSAU COUNTY EOCE-MAIL: NCEM@NASSAUSO.COMFACEBOOK: NASSAUEMJIS RELEASE #6

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

City Office Closures

As concerns regarding the spread of Covid-19 continue, it has become necessary to implement additional protections for City staff to ensure the continuity of local government operations.

Effective at 5:00 PM, today, March 20, 2020, access to City facilitie...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Emergency Management News Release 03.19.20 1600 Hours

MEDIA RELEASE – 03/19/2020 1600 HOURSCONTACT: MARTHA OBERDORFER, MPH, FPEMNASSAU COUNTY EOCE-MAIL: NCEM@NASSAUSO.COMFACEBOOK: NASSAUEMJIS RELEASE #5

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Emergency Management News Release 03.18.20 1600 Hours

MEDIA RELEASE – 03/18/2020 1600 HOURSCONTACT: MARTHA OBERDORFER, MPH, FPEMNASSAU COUNTY EOCE-MAIL: NCEM@NASSAUSO.COMFACEBOOK: NASSAUEMJIS RELEASE #4

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

State of Emergency

Resolution 2020-48

A DECLARATION OF A STATE OF EMERGENCY IN RESPONSE TO NOVEL CORONA VIRUS 2019 COVID-19 PANDEMIC

WHEREAS, the State of Florida, by action of Governor DeSantis, declared a State of Emergency (Executive Order 20-52; March 9, 2020) due to the ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

New Inspection Procedures

Effective March 23, 2020, the City of Fernandina Beach Building Department will be changing its inspection standard operating procedures as follows:

•COVID-19/Coronavirus poses a serious risk to the health and well-being of City staff and our cust...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

New Permitting Procedures

Effective March 23, 2020, the City of Fernandina Beach Building Department will no longer accept paper submittals for permit applications. Permit submittals will be via the following new process:

•COVID-19/Coronavirus poses a serious risk to the h...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Emergency Management News Release- 03.17.20 1600 Hours

Latest news release from "OneNassau", the Joint Information System comprised of various organizations from the City and the County.

MEDIA RELEASE – 03/17/2020 1600 HOURSCONTACT: MARTHA OBERDORFER, MPH, FPEMNASSAU COUNTY EOCE-MAIL: NCEM@...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Executive Order from the Florida Governor

STATE OF FLORIDA

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 20-68

(Emergency Management - COVID-19)

WHEREAS, Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a severe acute respiratory illness that can spread among humans through respiratory transmission and ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Recycle/Cleanup Events Postponed

Both the recycle event/food drive and the Neighbors Helping Neighbors event, scheduled for April 18, are being postponed to a later date, yet to be determined.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Emergency Management News Release- 03.16.20 1730 Hours

The “OneNassau” Joint Information System (JIS) is monitoring the rapidly changing situation in order to provide timely, accurate, unified messaging to our residents.

Current Situation in Nassau County:

• The Centers for Disease ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Important announcement from the Utility Billing Department:

Update: In person payments have been suspended. Please see the below information on how to make your payments by phone, online, or mail. 

Important announcement from the Utility Billing Department:

In an effort to assist our community during the cu...

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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: December 5, 2019

Beach Re-nourishment 2019/2020

Please see the below information from the US Army Corps of Engineers regarding the upcoming beach re-nourishment in Fernandina Beach. Public entry to the beach will be provided at all public access points for the duration of the project. North Beach Park ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Charter Review Committee

The Charter Review Committee would like to reach the community regarding its purpose and how citizens can get involved. If you'd like a member of the Committee to speak to your organization, or if you have ideas or feedback, please email: crc2020@fbfl.org

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

On Beach Parking

Effective following the May 7, Regular City Commission Meeting, parking at Seaside Beach will not be permitted from 9:00 pm - 6:00 am year round. Hours for public beach access parking lots are posted accordingly.

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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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