LIFE SAFETY CODE
National Fire Protection Association
11 Tracy Drive
Avon, MA 02322
Phone: (800) 344-3555
Website: http://www.nfpa.org/

LOCAL ZONING CODE INFORMATION
Planning and Development
Ed Ball Building
214 Hogan Street North Suite 200
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Website: Zoning Code

656 PART 12. LANDSCAPE AND TREE PROTECTION REGULATIONS
Subpart A. General Provisions
Sec. 656.1201. Short Title.
Sec. 656.1202. Declaration of legislative intent and public policy.
Sec. 656.1203. Definitions.

STATE STATUTES
Chapter 471, Florida Statutes, Engineering
Chapter 481, Florida Statutes, Architecture, Interior Design and Landscape Architecture
Chapter 489, Florida Statutes, Contracting
Chapter 553, Florida Statutes, Building Construction Standards
Chapter 468, Part XII, Florida Statutes, Building Code Administrators and Inspectors

FLORIDA BUILDING COMMISSION
Main Phone Number: 850-487-1824
Florida Building Commission Staff and Contact Information

CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BUILDING OFFICIAL
Thomas H. Goldsbury, P.E., C.B.O., LEED AP
Chief, Building Inspection Division
City of Jacksonville
214 North Hogan Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
TomG@coj.net

APPLICABLE CODE AND ENFORCING AGENCY
The following Model Codes and Ordinances are to be used for the design and construction of all projects in Duval County:

BUILDING CODE
Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) – Building
Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) – Residential
Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) – Existing Buildings

PLUMBING CODE
Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) - Plumbing

ELECTRICAL CODE
NFPA 70 - 2011 National Electric Code

Energy conservation
Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) – Energy Conservation

MECHANICAL CODE
Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) - Mechanical

GAS CODE
Florida Building Code 5th Edition (2014) - Fuel-Gas

SIGNAGE ORDINANCE
Contact: Larry Donahue (904-255-8365, LDonahue@coj.net)

LANDSCAPING
Contact: Jeff Lucovsky (904-255-8533, JLucovsky@coj.net)

CODE ENFORCEMENT
Contact: Larry Donahue (904-255-8365)
Contact: Donnie Rees (904-255-8364)

ENFORCING AGENCY
Building Inspection Division
214 N. Hogan Street 2nd Floor
Jacksonville, FL 32202

FIRE CODE
2010 Florida Fire Prevention Code:
Phone: (904) 255-8320 Contact: Capt. Jim Groff
Enforcing Agency:
City of Jacksonville Fire Department
214 N. Hogan Street Room 281-A
Jacksonville , FL 32202

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Phone: (904) 630-4900
Enforcing Agency:
Environmental Protection Board
421 West Church Street, Suite 412
Jacksonville, FL 32202

DRIVEWAY REGULATIONS
Phone: (904) 255-8310 Contact: Mike Sands
Enforcing Agency:
City of Jacksonville Engineering Dept.
214 N. Hogan Street Room 2100
Jacksonville , FL 32202

HEALTH CODE
Phone: (904) 253-1284
Enforcing Agency:
Public Health (septic tank permits)
900 University Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32203

ZONING CODE
Phone: (904) 255-8300 Contact: Zoning Assistants
Enforcing Agency:
Municipal Code Compliance
407 North Laura St., 2nd Floor, Suite 200
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 255-7000 Fax: (904) 588-0510

CONCURRENCY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM OFFICE
Phone: (904) 255-8318
Enforcing Agency:
Planning and Development-Concurrency Department
214 N. Hogan Street Room 131
Jacksonville , FL 32202

PLANNING DEPARTMENT
Folks M. Huxford
Director, Planning and Development Department
Ed Ball Building
214 N. Hogan Street, Suite 300
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 255-7800