Removal and replacement of substandard drywall (aka "Chinese Drywall") including the removal and replacement of any components damaged by the drywall (subcontractors are required).
Required Forms & Documents
- Application for Construction Permit (1 original signed): 2-page form
- 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.
- 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 (3 sets): Plans showing existing conditions and proposed new construction
- Subcontractor Worksheet (1 original or copy): Submit if contractor is hiring a subcontractor to perform any electric, mechanical, plumbing or roofing.
- 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.
- Building Flat Fee: $200
- Surcharge: $4
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 Drywall
- Certified General
- Certified Residential
- Registered Building
- Registered Drywall
- Registered General
- Registered Residential
- 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
- 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.
- Drywall Rough (394)
- 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.
- HVAC Final (945): Made after all connections and equipment are installed and complete.
- HVAC Rough (400): Made after all rough ductwork is installed and after any required condensate lines and exhaust vents are installed.
- Insulation (281): Made once the required insulation is installed. Blown-in attic insulation will be inspection during the building final inspection.
- Plumbing Final (975): Made after all plumbing work has been completed and all fixtures installed.
- Plumbing Rough (700): Made after all rough piping is installed, including tubs, and the system is filled with water or pressure test is applied.
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.