There are significant changes that were made to the 8th Edition (2023) Florida Building Code that will become effective on January 1st, 2024. In order to issue your permit in a timely manner, please be sure that all applications and plans submitted after 11:59 pm on December 31, 2023 are on the updated 8th Edition (2023) forms.
See the link below for updated changes. Please note that significant changes are highlighted in yellow.
Note: Florida Statues do not allow a phase in period for the new 2023 Florida Building Code.
INSPECTIONS REQUESTED FOR THE FOLLOWING WORKDAY MUST BE CALLED IN PRIOR TO 4 PM THE DAY BEFORE OR SCHEDULED ONLINE UP TO MIDNIGHT.
The Building Department provides professional certified services for the enforcement of the County’s Codes related to land development and the State of Florida regulations relating to the health, safety and welfare of residents and visitors of Nassau County.
Keith Ellis, Building Official CBO, CFM, CEAP, MCP
As Building Official, Mr. Ellis also serves as the Floodplain Administrator, Contractor Licensing Official, Impact Fee Administrator, Class I Zoning Administrator, and the Damage Assessment Coordinator.