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Yes! It is a no-charge permit and an inspector needs to verify that the tree is diseased, dead or dying tree. The only trees not needing a permit is a palm or pine tree. (LDC Section 34-424)
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Many types of trees within our city are protected and cannot be removed without a permit. It pays to check first. A fine can be assessed for removing a protected tree without a permit. Unless specifically listed as an "unprotected tree", any tree that has a diameter of six inches or more is protected and may not be removed except as provided in Section 34-425 of the Land Development Code (PDF). To remove a protected tree, please submit a Tree Removal Application (PDF) to our department for review. If the proposed tree meets the criteria for removal, a tree removal permit will be issued accordingly.
Only boats less than 20 feet can be parked in a driveway. Hauling trailers, travel trailers, RV campers, commercial vehicles and boat's over 20 feet must be stored behind the front yard setback. (LDC Section 34-402)
No, all vehicles must have a current tag, good tires and must be operable. Untagged, nonoperable vehicles can only be stored in an enclosed building. (Chapter 14, Article II, Junked, Abandoned Vehicles)
No, they are prohibited in Jacksonville Beach. (LDC Section 34-452)
Grasses, weeds and other untended growth can not be in excess of 10 inches. (Section 19-2)
No, trash, debris, junk such as furniture, appliances, paper, plastics, building materials, glass, cans, or any other material that could be considered a nuisance may not accumulate on property. (Section 19-2)
Any number of individuals relating by blood, marriage or legal adoption and no more than 4 unrelated people can live together as a single household unit. (LDC Section 34-41(family))
No, a permit is required to replace a fence. You will also need a copy of your property survey indicating where the fence is going.
A POD is allowed if there is an active building permit.