Electronic Permit Application Submittals

Prepare to COAST into E-Permitting Services 

To help streamline the application process and decrease the number of visits an applicant needs to make, all applications for immediate release (aka over-the-counter) permits, including electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and roofing, shall be submitted via email to PERMITS@JAXBCHFL.NET.  In accordance with FL Statute 553.79 (1)(b) and FBC 105.3, required documents, attachments, blueprints, and drawings that are larger than legal size paper should be submitted in the non-electronic (physical) format in person, mail or by courier.  

However certain blueprints, drawings, site plans, specifications, surveys and/or applicable plan check fees required to complete the review process must be submitted in non-electronic (physical) format either in person, postal mail, and/or other delivery services. At this time, payments are accepted in the form of cash, check or money order only. Checks should be made payable to "City of Jacksonville Beach".

Immediate-Release Permitting Procedures

The following immediate-release (aka over-the-counter) application procedures will be take effect on Friday, April 1, 2022

  • Completed applications should be emailed to the Building Inspection Division in portable document format (PDF) only. Maximum file size is 10 MB. NOTE:Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • Street Address, Application Type, and Master Permit Type should be included in the subject line, i.e.
    • 1234 Main Street/Electrical Permit Application/Master Permit #83-1983
    • 5678 Main Street/Electrical Permit Application/No Master Permit
  • The applicant must wait until the permit approval/issuance notice is e-mailed to pick up the permit card at the Planning & Development Department office using normal business hours (8am to 4:30pm).  The Contractor's Name and Permit Number must be provided.
  • All applications, regardless of submittal method (in-person or e-mail) will be processed in the order in which they are received.  No immediate release of permits will occur.