Roofing Permit

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Submission Process

Submit a completed, signed and notarized, building permit application along with the following information. The building permit application is located under the Forms section below. 

  1. A copy of the owner’s recorded deed showing ownership of the property.You can obtain a copy of your deed from the Recording Department in the Clay County Courthouse or by visiting the Clerk of the Court’s website at

If applying online, print a copy of the application, sign, scan, and email the application to:

You will receive an email letting you know that the application has been received.  The email will also provide the assigned permit number and required fees.

Important Notes

  1. All scans must be in .pdf format meeting a minimum of 300 dpi.


  2. If plans are larger than 8 ½” x 14”, application must be made in person.


  3. If a lessee owns the sign, the lessee must sign the application.


  4. Required inspections for re-roof permits include the following. The first two inspections are in-progress inspections. The final inspection will be performed upon completion of all work.


    1. Nail off(code BIRL)
    2. Underlay (code BIJ)
    3. Final(code BFF)


  5. When conditions are met that would allow a roof over, the following inspections are required. The first inspection must be called in or requested at the time of permit prior to commencing any portion of the work. The final inspection will be performed upon completion of all work.


    1. Prior to start(code BIRO)
    2. Final(code BFF)


  6. All inspections must be scheduled at least one day prior to the date on which the inspection is needed. On the day of the inspection, please call the building inspector between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. at (904) 269-6307 or (904) 269-6308.

 5)         A Notice of Commencement will be required on any job with a value equal to or greater than $2,500.00.  Please bring a picture identification, such as a driver’s license, if you require the services of a notary.

Payment Process

Payments are accepted online at the Online Payment link below.  To pay online, enter the building permit number and credit card information. Once submitted, an online receipt will generated.

Mailed payments should be sent to the address below:

Clay County Building Division
PO Box 1366
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

Payments in person should be made at the following address:

Clay County Building Division
477 Houston Street, 3rd Floor
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

Approval Process

Once your permit has been processed, you will receive email confirmation that the permit has been approved or denied.  If payment was made online, you will receive the approved plan packet via email.  If the payment was made by mail or in person, you will receive your permit upon payment.