> Review Requirements & Apply for Permits
Click on a permit type below to access its required documents, forms, review stops, inspections and fees. Some permit types labeled as "Quick" in which plans reviews are performed normally within one or two business days. "Over-the-Counter" permits are Residential Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing only since they require minimal or no plans review and are available "while you wait" in limited quantities.
Work Not Requiring a Permit:
Not all work requires a permit. For a list of items or work not requiring a permit, please click:
Florida Product Approval Program:
Building Construction Division
E. Jay Carlson Community Development Building
18400 Murdock Circle
Port Charlotte FL 33948-1074
Phone: 941.743.1201 | Fax: 941.764.4907
QUICK: Permit types labeled with this "red tag" are usually processed within one or two business days. Residential Electrical, Residential Mechanical and Residential Plumbing permits are normally processed "Over-the-Counter" while you wait.
ONLINE-CONTRACTOR ONLY PERMITS: Permit types marked with an ONLINE-CONTRACTOR ONLY tag are eligible for online permit application submittals. This online option is available ONLY to Licensed Contractors (Owner-Builders must apply in-person per Florida law).