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Timeframes

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)

Residential

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

Commercial

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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