> Review Requirements & Apply for Permits
Click on a permit type below to access its required documents, forms, review stops, inspections and fees. Some items may be permitted via a "Quick Permit." Quick Permits require minimal or no plans review and are available in limited quantities "while you wait." To expedite processing, please ensure that you have all of the required documentation completed and any applicable product approval or NOA numbers available at the time of application. These permits generally cost $90 plus the state mandated surcharge of 3% ($4 minimum surcharge) and brought to the Building Construction Services Building at the following address:
Charlotte County Community Development Department
Building Construction Services Building
18400 Murdock Circle
Port Charlotte, FL 33948-1074
Phone: 941.743.1201 Fax: 941.743.1213
From Englewood: 941.697.2919
Customer service office hours are 7:30 am to 4:45 pm and Building Inspector office hours are 6 am to 7 am, Monday through Friday, except holidays. Please see the link at the bottom left corner of this page for Holiday Observances. Note: from 12 pm to 2 pm, there may be extended waiting as staff lunch periods are staggered to accommodate customer needs.
ONLINE: Permit types marked with this tag can be applied for via our online services link.
QUICK: Permit types marked with this tag are considered a Quick Permit.
ONLINE-CONTRACTOR ONLY: Permit types marked with this tag are Quick Permits that may be applied for via our online services link. This option is available ONLY to licensed contractors. Commercial permits will need to be applied for in person.