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Many types of trees within our city are protected and cannot be removed without a permit. It pays to check first. A fine can be assessed for removing a protected tree without a permit. Unless specifically listed as an "unprotected tree", any tree that has a diameter of six inches or more is protected and may not be removed except as provided in Section 34-425 of the Land Development Code (PDF). To remove a protected tree, please submit a Tree Removal Application (PDF) to our department for review. If the proposed tree meets the criteria for removal, a tree removal permit will be issued accordingly.
Only boats less than 20 feet can be parked in a driveway. Hauling trailers, travel trailers, RV campers, commercial vehicles and boat's over 20 feet must be stored behind the front yard setback. (LDC Section 34-402)
No, all vehicles must have a current tag, good tires and must be operable. Untagged, nonoperable vehicles can only be stored in an enclosed building. (Chapter 14, Article II, Junked, Abandoned Vehicles)
Yes! It is a no-charge permit and an inspector needs to verify that the tree is diseased, dead or dying tree. The only trees not needing a permit is a palm or pine tree. (LDC Section 34-424)
No, they are prohibited in Jacksonville Beach. (LDC Section 34-452)
Grasses, weeds and other untended growth can not be in excess of 10 inches. (Section 19-2)
No, trash, debris, junk such as furniture, appliances, paper, plastics, building materials, glass, cans, or any other material that could be considered a nuisance may not accumulate on property. (Section 19-2)
Any number of individuals relating by blood, marriage or legal adoption and no more than 4 unrelated people can live together as a single household unit. (LDC Section 34-41(family))
No, a permit is required to replace a fence. You will also need a copy of your property survey indicating where the fence is going.
A POD is allowed if there is an active building permit.