Common Code Violations
The Nassau County Code Enforcement Department enforces the following violation types. You may also view all County Ordinances.
Ordinance 18 1/4 - Nuisances
Material that could be considered a health or safety issue may not accumulate on property. This includes trash, litter, debris, or junk, such as:
Section 3 Abandoned refrigerators, iceboxes and similar items
Section 4 Unserviceable vehicles
Section 5 General nuisances affecting public health (trash, litter or debris,
Section 6 Obstructing drains and watercourses
Section 7 Litter -- General prohibitions - Illegal dumping, etc.
Ordinance Florida Building Code 7th Edition section 105.1
Building permit required - For construction, repairs, or alterations, you must obtain the necessary permits.
- Zoning Code
- Permitted uses and structure
- More than one principal structure
- Conditional use
- Swimming pool enclosure
- Parking, storage, or use of major recreational equipment
- Maintenance of structures - The structures must not constitute a public nuisance. Property owners are responsible for the maintenance of their property to insure the safety, health, and property values.
- Dilapidated structures
- Abandoned property
- Mining and borrow pit operation
- Right of way obstruction
Agricultural stand permits are required to sell unprocessed agricultural product:
- Permit fees - $100
- Annual renewal fee - $50
- Permits are issued by Growth Management
Outdoor sales permits are required:
- Temporary permits for 30 days per calendar year
- Permits are issued by Growth Management 90 days in advance of the event
Signs - Signage may not be placed in any right of way:
- This protects motorists from unduly distracting signs that could cause unsafe conditions
- Signs attached to any tree, shrub, utility pole, or street light are prohibited