All concrete flat work, whether considered structural or non-structural (to include pavers), requires a permit and inspections. Work performed one foot or less from an existing structure will be required to be termite treated. Any flat work, including pavers, may require an occupation of easement from Real Estate Services.
Required Forms & Documents
- Application for Construction Permit (1-page form) 1 original & 1 copy).
- No Tree Removal Affidavit for Improvements (1 original & 1 copy): This affidavit is to be used to certify that the property does not require the removal of any trees, 4 caliper inch or greater and/or not installed for tree points.
- Tree Permit Application (1 original & 1 copy): The tree permit application form must accompany the permit application if trees are being removed and/or lot clearing is necessary.
- Affidavit for Accessory Structures Not Requiring a Zoning Inspection (1 signed, notarized & recorded copy): Affidavit is to be submitted if the slab is non-structural.
- 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 or copies): Footing details
- 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 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).
- Owner-Builder Permits Information: Please read this information about what & who may qualify for an Owner-Builder permit. An Owner-Builder Disclosure Statement form must be completed.
- Building Flat Fee: $90
- Surcharge: $4
- Zoning Review: $22
- Line & Grade: $310
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
- Local Concrete Masonry
- Local Concrete Place and Finish
- Registered Building
- Registered General
- Registered Residential
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- ROW Final (985)
- Slab (201): Required when a concrete slab/monolithic slab/footing is to be poured. The inspection should be made after all formwork, termite treatment, vapor barriers, reinforcing steel & applicable rough plumbing inspections have been completed but prior to pouring.
- Termite Certificate-Final
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.