New business & building report: February 2017

By Suanne Z. Thamm
Reporter – News Analyst
March 13, 2017 11:30 a.m.


The Fernandina Observer welcomes the following businesses newly licensed – or relicensed — to operate in our city last month:

City permit forms opposite the Community Development Department service counter at City Hall

During February 2017, the city surveyed 266 permits, a decrease of 28 from February 2016. This brought the city $120,076 in fees. Permits were issued for 6 new residential buildings. The activity generating the most permits—42—continued to be roofing/reroofing.

The year-to-date permit total is 564: 30 more than for the comparable period last year with new commercial and residential construction permits down 4 from 20 at this time in 2016.

A sampling of permitted building activity appears below.

New Construction – February 2017




Miscellaneous – February 2017

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