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Residential Barn

Construction of a barn on residential property - not for commercial use.

Required Forms & Documents

  • Application for Construction Permit (1-page form) 1 original signed.
  • Notice of Commencement 1 copy recordedAny improvement for which the direct contract price is greater than $2,500. Must be submitted prior to scheduling the first inspection.
  • Affidavit of Applicant for Accessory Structures (1 original notarized): This affidavit is to be used only if a copy of the property survey is not available
  • Owner-Builder Permits Information: An Owner-Builder Disclosure Statement form must be completed.
  • Owner-Builder Disclosure Statement (1 original, personally signed at the permit counter): Eligible Owner-Builders must complete this form in person at the time of application. Required by Florida law in order to be exempt from having to be a licensed contractor (sale or lease of the property is prohibited for 1 year from permit completion).
  • Drawings/Plans/Engineering (2 copies or sets)
  • Site Plan (2 copies or sets)
  • Survey (2 copies or sets)

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: Must not rent or sell the property within one (1) year of completion of the permit.
  • Certified Building
  • Certified General
  • Certified Residential
  • Registered Building
  • Registered General
  • Registered Residential

Review Disciplines

  • Right-of-Way: A review the proposed work for impacts to the county right-of-way (ROW) and/or easements and determine what, if any, inspections will be required.
  • 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.
  • Tree: Verify that trees proposed for removal are not Heritage Trees and ensure that the required amount of trees needed to be planted are indicated on the required drawings.
  • Landscape: Verify that the proposed work is in compliance with the approved landscape plan or to approve a proposed landscape plan (commercial only).
  • 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.
  • Dry In (501)
  • Electric Final (935): Made once power is connected to the building, all electrical work has been completed and all electrical trim is installed.
  • Electric Rough (300): Made after the installation of all electrical boxes and rough wiring.
  • Framing (200): Made after all construction is dried in and after all applicable rough electrical, plumbing, mechanical and gas inspections have been made. There should be no insulation installed prior to the inspection.
  • Roof Final (955)
  • ROW Final (985)
  • Wall Sheathing (216): Made during or after the roof and wall sheathing is applied and before covering with felt or siding.
  • 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.

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