Building Department

ATTENTION

*** Effective January 1st, 2024***

 

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.

 

Links to Code Resources

 

New changes to the 2020 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70)

 

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National Electrical Code 2020 - Eaton

IAEI Analysis of NEC Changes 2020

Changes to the 2020 NEC Guide

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INSPECTIONS REQUESTED FOR THE FOLLOWING WORKDAY MUST BE CALLED IN PRIOR TO 4 PM THE DAY BEFORE OR SCHEDULED ONLINE UP TO MIDNIGHT.

Responsibilities

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.

Organizational Chart

Building Departments Achievements & Goals

FY 2021/2022

FY 2020/2021

Building Permit and Inspection Utilization Report FY 2020/2021