Fernandina Beach Business and Building Starts: August 2013

Building 3Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm

Reporter – News Analyst

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

Business Address Owner Type of Business
Amelia Island Ghost Tours 22 S.8th Street Nick Deonas Misc. personal Services
Fernandina Beach Market Place 1 N. 7th Street Harrel Land LLC Misc retail store
AIO Wireless 1922 S. 14th St. Hohdgazal Algawasmy Misc retail store
The Laundry Station 2138 Sadler Square Dimitry Young Laundry & garment service

The Community Development Department, which handles both planning and building, along with staffing city advisory committees, is doing its best to keep up with growing workloads during times of staffing cutbacks and normal turnover.

House ConstructionThe City Building Department issued 244 building permits in August.  By activity, the greatest number of permits were issued for roofing or mechanical work, followed by electrical and general residential building permits.  Nine permits for new construction were issued.

All permits may be viewed on the city website fbfl.us.  The permits listed below reflect new construction or other significant building activity:

New Single Family Dwellings


Permit #2013- Owner Address Contractor
1874 D.R. Horton 1699 Indigo Street D.R. Horton Inc.
1877 Kyle & Meghan Lamm 1607 Highland Dunes Way Kostich Development Inc.
1814 Seda Construction 546 Patriots Way Seda Construction
1835 Seda Construction 608 King George Lane Seda Construction
1846 Paul & Margaret Butler 341 Ocean Avenue Bernhard Construction
1993 D.R. Horton 1602 Indigo Street D.R. Horton Inc.
1997 Seda Construction 529 Spanish Way Seda Construction
2005 Seda Construction 540 Spanish Way Seda Construction
2051 Seda Construction 2842 Ferdinand Court Seda Construction


Renovation & Remodeling Projects

Permit #2013-/Action




1849/construct, enclose 1st floor garage Steven & Carolyn Pozzi 512 S. Fletcher Avenue Red Sector Design Inc.
1861/repair/remodel interior & exterior Nathaniel Carter 725 Ocean Avenue BKB Construction
1918/construct addition & remodel Connie E. Dignum Trust 3929 S. Fletcher Red Sector Design




Permit #2013-/Action




1952/install residential swimming pool John & Helen McAfee

2986 Patriots Way Caribbean Pools & Spas1962/complete new homeRoland & Debbie Lacroix430 Tarpon Ave.MY TY Design, LLC2048/install new swimming poolSattow Properties3750 S. Fletcher Island Watershapes LLC

Suanne ThammEditor’s Note:  Suanne Z. Thamm is a native of Chautauqua County, NY, who moved to Fernandina Beach from Alexandria,VA, in 1994. As a long time city resident and city watcher, she provides interesting insight into the many issues that impact our city.  We are grateful for Suanne’s many contributions to the Fernandina Observer.

September 12, 2013 3:55 p.m.




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