Building Department

The Building Department provides customer friendly plan review, issues building permits, performs field inspections, and issues certificates of occupancy to ensure conformance of the construction in the City with governing building codes. Through these services, the City maintains high standards of building integrity and preserves neighborhood aesthetics and property values.

Please call 904-247-5800 or email with questions, see below for more information.

BUILDING INSPECTIONS: Inspections should be scheduled by applicants in the usual way, by calling (904) 247-5814. PLEASE NOTE ALL PERMITS REQUIRE INSEPCTIONS. 

As of January 1, 2024, the State of Florida,

along with the City of Atlantic Beach will be enforcing 

the new 8th Edition, 2023 Florida Building Code. 

All permit packages submitted on or after January 1, 2024, are required to have designs based on the 8th Edition of the FBC.

Florida Law and the Florida Building Code still apply.  A STOP WORK ORDER will be posted on any work started without a building permit posted on site, or work not complying with the above provisions.