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The Building Inspection Division is responsible for inspecting the construction of all new buildings, structures, and additions or renovations to existing buildings and structures to ensure they conform to approved plans and permits and comply with state and local building code requirements. Some of the division's responsibilities include:
For additional information, call:
Building Inspection Division: (904) 247-6235
EFFECTIVE: OCTOBER 1, 2013, PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTE 553.80(3)(b)3, ANY CLASSIFICATION OF WORK FOR ADDITIONS, ALTERATIONS AND/OR REPAIRS OF A SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE (R-3 OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION ONLY) WHERE THE TOTAL COST OF THE WORK DOES NOT EXCEED $5000 WITHIN ANY 12-MONTH PERIOD IS EXEMPT FROM FLORIDA BUILDING CODE PERMITTING JACKSONVILLE BEACH ZONING REGULATIONS AND NPDES CROSS CONNECTION PERMITS WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT.
All applications are to be in accordance with the 2010 Florida Building Code, effective March 15, 2012.
The 2010 Florida Building Code and prior editions may be found here.
A Notice of Commencement must be filed at the time you submit an application for a permit for any construction project of more than $2500.