Notices

Posted on: April 19, 2021

Clarification of required 0.4' to BFE (Base Flood Elevation)

FEMA standards the City has adopted in Ordinance 2019-26 require addition of 0.4' to the BFE+freeboard

This notice is intended to provide clarification on the applicable Base Flood Elevation (BFE) for regulatory compliance within the City of Fernandina Beach.• Per Chapter 22, Article V of the Code of Ordinances, as amended by Ordinance 2019-26, th...

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Building Official Bulletins
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Sub Contractors

It is a current practice for some contractors to pull permits and perform work under their license and hire subcontractors for the work without notifying the Building Department. This happens in several different trades, but mostly

It is a current practice for some contractors to pull permits and perform work under their license and hire subcontractors for the work without notifying the Building Department. This happens in several different trades, but mostly with roofing work and g...

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Building Official Bulletins
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Standard Operating Procedure for a video tape inspection for HVAC change outs (Residential Only)

A high quality video file sent to the building department can be used for HVAC change-out inspections provided they are clear and provide sufficient detail an

Standard Operating Procedure for a video tape inspection for HVAC change outs (residential only)

    A high quality video file sent to the building department can be used for HVAC change-out inspections provided they ar...

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Building Official Bulletins
Posted on: January 4, 2021

General construction permits required

When more than one MEP permit is required, a general construction permit will also be required.

Projects involving more than one MEP permit will also require a general construction permit. Cabinet/countertop replacement work involving any MEP permit will require a general construction permit.

Individual permits for any MEP are intended to be used fo...

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Building Official Bulletins
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Furniture storage prior to TCO/CO not allowed

Furniture storage, furnishing of new buildings not allowed until TCO/CO

Early storage of furniture will not be allowed in new buildings prior to issuance of a TCO/CO. Florida Building Code states:

[A]111.1Use and occupancy.

A building or structure shall not be used or occupied, and a change in the existing use or occupancy clas...

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Collection Route Changes

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Posted on: November 28, 2023

Sanitation Update

Effective January 15, 2024, your trash collection is changing to once-a-week collection. You will soon receive a postcard in the mail with additional information to ensure a smooth transition.

To learn more, visit home.wm.com/fernandina-beach

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Posted on: March 29, 2023

Annual Report

The 2021-2022 Annual Report has been published. Hard copies are available at all City facilities.

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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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