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There is an exemption under the Florida building code that allows a homeowner to act as a contractor with certain restrictions. (see Owner Builder Affidavit)
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Yes, all new and replaced fences are required to pull a permit.
Yes, all sheds and carports will need a permit.
We use one application for all building permits. Additional affidavits, plans, site plans, etc. may be required depending on the work being performed. (Permitting Requirements)
Simple permits such as: Re-roofing a house, replacing an air conditioner, are done over the counter. Applications that require Site and Plans review requires a minimum of 30 business days.
Cash or Check only. All monetary transactions are between 8:00 a.m. and 4:10 p.m.
No permits are required on residential properties. All commercial property please contact the planning department.
This depends on several factors including the zoning of your property, if it is in a subdivision, if it is a corner lot, etc. Call our building department at 813-780-0020 for more information.
Yes, state regulations require a notice of commencement be recorded with the county clerk’s office whenever the value of the work is $2,500 or more.
Permits vary in price depending on: the work being done, the size of the project, and the number of trades, such as Forex Trading. View Forex Trading to learn more. For an estimated cost, contact the Building Department at 813-780-0020 for this information.
No, but permit information and applications are online. The most common forms are available for download.