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Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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This page provides information about plan review time frames, inspections and utility connections.To learn how to create permit activity reports from the database using the Citizen Access Portal, read How-To Create Customizable Permit Reports Online.

Plan Review Time Frames as of Nov 15

(Time frames are estimates, not a guarantee)


Category​ Average in Days Average in Weeks
​New Dwellings & Additions 42 6
​​Carports & Garages 16 2.5
​Remodels 19.5 3
​Accessories* (non-marine) 19.5 3
​Accessories (marine) 36.5 5


Category​ Average in Days Average in Weeks
​New Buildings & Additions ​28-30 ​6
​Buildouts ​21-23 5
​Remodels (commercial) ​14-16 ​3
​Remodels (multifamily) 14-16 ​3
​Parking Lots ​11.5 2.5
​Signs 10.5 ​2
  • Dwellings = One and two family, townhome and mobile home.
  • Residential Accessories = Baby barriers, boatlifts, cages, canopies, decks, docks, doors, fences, garages, lanais, seawalls, sheds, shutters, signs, solar PV, swimming pools and windows.
  • Commercial Accessories = Same as Residential with the addition of parking lots and signs.
  • Multifamily = Included in the Commercial Building category.

Inspections on Nov 23

Note: Partial inspections do not change the permit expiration date.

Utility Connections in Queue on Nov 15

  • Sewer: 70
  • Water: 668

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