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Building Department


The Building Department provides professional certified plan review and inspection services related to the construction and renovation of residential and commercial buildings.

Atlantic Beach Building Department hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

To request inspections, contact our inspection line at (904) 247-5814.  Calls for inspections received prior to 4:00 p.m. will be added to the inspection schedule for the next business day.   When calling in a request, please include permit/application number, project address, contact name and phone number and type of inspection needed.   Fax (904) 247-5845. 


For questions relating to Building Codes, Electric Codes, Mechanical Codes, Energy Codes, Plumbing Codes or Accessibility Codes call (904) 247-5826 or e-mail our Building Official, Dan Arlington at or our Senior Building Inspector, Mike Jones at  .
The Codes currently in effect for the City of Atlantic Beach are:
•  Florida Building Code - Building 2014 Edition
•  Florida Building Code - Residential 2014 Edition 

Florida Building Code - Plumbing 2014 Edition
Florida Building Code - Fuel Gas 2014 Edition
Florida Building Code - Mechanical 2014 Edition
National Electrical Code - 2011 Edition
NFPA 101 Life Safety Code - with Florida Modifications 2010 Edition
•  Florida Fire Prevention Code - 2014 Edition

All structures shall comply with Atlantic Beach zoning ordinances and construction codes.




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800 Seminole Road • Atlantic Beach, Florida 32233 • Ph. (904) 247-5800 • Fx. (904) 247-5805