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Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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Commercial Canopy

New canopy added to an existing commercial or multifamily structure.

Required Forms & Documents

  • Application for Construction Permit (1-page form) 1 original signed
  • Notice of Commencement (1 copy recorded): Any improvement for which the direct contract price is greater than $2,500. Must be submitted prior to scheduling the first inspection.
  • Site Plan (2 copies or sets)
  • Drawings/Plans/Engineering: Engineered drawings
  • Subcontractor Worksheet (1 original or copy): Submit if contractor is hiring a subcontractor to perform any electric, mechanical, plumbing or roofing.

Fees

At Time of Application
  • Building Flat Fee: $90
  • Surcharge: $4
At Time of Issuance
  • Zoning Review Fee: $22

Licenses That Can Obtain This Permit Type

  • Owner-Builder: Not more than $75,000 in cost. Must not rent or sell the property within one (1) year of completion of the permit.
  • Certified Building
  • Certified General
  • Registered Building
  • Registered General

Review Disciplines

  • Zoning: A review the proposed work for compliance with the land development regulations. This includes zoning, setbacks and any other regulations pertaining to the location and type of structure.
  • Fire Marshall (if applicable): Ensure that the proposed structure or component will comply with the National Fire Prevention Code (NFPA).
  • Building Plans Examiner: A review of the proposed work to ensure that the structure will be in compliance with the applicable structural requirements of the Florida Building Code. This also includes wind loads and flood loads.

Typical Inspections/Certifications/As Builts

Inspection Type (IVR System Code):
  • Footer (230): Required when separate concrete footings are poured. The inspection should be made after the trenches have been dug and reinforcing steel is in place and made prior to actually pouring the concrete.
  • Fire Final (937)
  • Zoning Final (965)
  • Building Final (925): Made after all work is complete. Electrical, mechanical, plumbing, driveway and tree final inspections may be made prior to the building final inspection.

Note: Fee payments by check should be made payable to either "CCBCC" or Charlotte County Board of County Commissioners. Payments are also accepted by Mastercard or Visa credit or debit cards.

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