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Residential Modular Home

Installation of a home built off-site and certified by the Department of Community Affairs (a division of the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation).

Required Forms & Documents

  • Application Package for a Construction Permit (1 original signed)
  • Tree Permit Application Package (1 original & 1 copy): 4-page Tree Permit Application Package (includes the spreadsheet and sample tree site plan).
  • Survey (2 copies or sets)
  • Site Plan (2 copies or sets)
  • Drawings/Plans/Engineering: Proof of Florida DCA approval
  • CCUD or Health Department (1 copy): Either a Charlotte County Utilities Department (CCUD) application or approved septic permit from the Health Department
  • Affidavit - No Public Utility Structures On-Site (1 original notarized): 1-page form notarized
  • Affidavit - Fire Hydrant Accessibility/Location (1 original notarized): 1-page form notarized
  • Affidavit - Public Sewer, Private Septic & Water Service (1 original notarized): 1-page form notarized
  • 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.
  • Subcontractor Worksheet (1 original or copy): Submit if contractor is hiring a subcontractor to perform any electric, mechanical, plumbing or roofing.
  • Elevation Certificate - "Under Construction" (1 original): Prepared by a registered surveyor, is required if the property is within a Special Flood Hazard Area. The certificate must be submitted for approval prior to requesting the Lintel Inspection. The document may be emailed to FloodInfo@CharlotteCountyFL.gov.
  • Elevation Certificate - "Final" (2 originals): Prepared by a registered surveyor, is required if the property is within the Special Flood Hazard Area. The certificate must be submitted for approval prior to requesting any Final Inspections. The document may be emailed to FloodInfo@CharlotteCountyFL.gov.

Fees

At Time of Application
  • Pre-Application Fee: $150
At Time of Permit Issuance
  • Address Assignment: $15
  • Building Flat Fee: $200
  • Zoning Review: $50
  • Natural Resources: $55
  • Tree: $70
  • Line & Grade: $310
  • Building: 0.004 x ICC Valuation if more than or equal to $50,000 in valuation - less the Pre-Application Fee
  • Surcharge: 0.025 x Building Fee; minimum of $4
Before Final Inspection
  • Impact Fee: $4409 - Unincorporated Charlotte County. Visit the Impact Fees page for more information.
  • Impact Fee: $4170 - Unincorporated Charlotte County & Englewood Fire District. However, the Fire District's impact fee of $252.44 must be paid before the permit can be issued (proof of payment is required).

Licenses That Can Obtain This Permit Type

  • Owner-Builder: Must not rent or sell the property within one (1) year of completion of the permit.
  • Certified Building: Must sub tie down to mobile home installer or mobile home set up.
  • Certified General: Must sub tie down to mobile home installer or mobile home set up.
  • Certified Residential: Must sub tie down to mobile home installer or mobile home set up.
  • Registered Building: Must sub tie down to mobile home installer or mobile home set up.
  • Registered General: Must sub tie down to mobile home installer or mobile home set up.
  • Registered Residential: Must sub tie down to mobile home installer or mobile home set up.

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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