Impervious Area -- What is Impervious Area?

Impervious area or impervious surface means a horizontal surface which has been compacted or covered with a layer of material so that it is highly resistant to infiltration of water. It includes, but is not limited to, semi pervious surfaces such as compacted clay, as well as streets, roofs, sidewalks, parking lots and other similar surfaces.  Additional information is on the Building Department webpage under Permit Applications and Forms.

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1. Beach Access -- The dune crossover was damaged by heavy surf. Who needs to be notified regarding repairs?
2. City Limits -- Is my property in Atlantic Beach or the City of Jacksonville, and who maintains my street?
3. Ditches -- Who should I contact regarding debris/blockages in the stormwater ditches?
4. Driveway -- Do I need a permit to install a driveway? Who do I contact for driveway information?
5. Dumpsters -- Who do I contact for information regarding dumpster enclosure and collection service(s) for commercial and multi-family residences?
6. Easements -- How can I find out if the City has any easements on my property or how wide the right-of-way is in front of my property?
7. ERU's -- What is an Equivalent Residential Unit (E.R.U.)?
8. Flooding -- My home and street flood. How can the City fix the problem?
9. Flooding -- Is my property in a flood-zone, flood-plain or flood-way?
10. Impervious Area -- What is Impervious Area?
11. Inspections -- Does the City inspect development sites and subdivisions?
12. Paving -- Does the City re-pave the streets?
13. Permits -- When do I need a Right-of-Way Permit or a Revocable Encroachment Agreement? Who do I contact?
14. Permits -- What is the procedure for submitting development plans?
15. Potholes -- Who do I contact to report potholes?
16. Recycling -- I live in an apartment/condominium? How do I recycle?
17. Sanitation -- My household garbage, recycling or yard waste was not picked up. What should I do?
18. Street Lights -- The street lights are out on my street -- who should I contact?
19. Surveys -- Someone placed flags and marks in my front yard. Did the City put them there? Does the City perform surveys to locate my lot corners?
20. Traffic Signs -- Who do I contact to fix the traffic sign on my street?
21. Utility Locates -- Who do I call for utility line locations?