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Commercial Shed

Installation of a storage shed on commercial property or in the common areas of multifamily structure.

Note: per Florida Statute FS 489.103(21), "the sale, delivery, assembly, or tie-down of lawn storage buildings or storage buildings not exceeding 400 sq. ft. and bearing the insignia of approval from the Department of Community Affairs showing compliance with the Florida Building Code" shall not require its installation by a contractor.

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 (2 sets if engineered): DCA Approval or engineered drawings

Fees

On Application
  • Building Flat Fee: $90
  • Surcharge: $4
At Issuance
  • Zoning Review: $22
  • Right-Of-Way Review: $90

Licenses That Can Pull 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
  • Local Shed Tie Down

Review Disciplines

  • Intake/Sufficiency: An "at the counter" intake/sufficiency review of the application & its required documents to verify completeness for acceptance and payment of initial fees.
  • 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.
  • 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):
  • 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.
  • Stormwater (988)
  • Tie Down (208)
  • Zoning Final (965)

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.

Per Florida Statute FS 489.103(21), "the sale, delivery, assembly, or tie-down of lawn storage buildings or storage buildings not exceeding 400 sq. ft. and bearing the insignia of approval from the Department of Community Affairs showing compliance with the Florida Building Code" shall not require its installation by a contractor.

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