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Permits
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The purpose of permits is to ensure that changes or additions to a building or structure minimally meet state and county building codes. The purpose of building codes is to protect the public health, safety and general welfare as they relate to the construction and occupancy of buildings and structures.
 
The Florida Building Code requires a permit as follows:
 

105.1 Required.

Any owner or owner's authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any impact resistant coverings, electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by this code, or to cause any such work to be performed, shall first make application to the Building Official and obtain the required permit.

Not all work requires a permit. For a list of items or work not requiring a permit, please click this link: What Does or Does Not Require a Permit.

 
Permit Applications Received & Issued 14 Sep 18
​Category ​Received
​Issued
Residential - New Dwellings​
4
8
​Residential - New Dwellings - Babcock Ranch0
0
​Residential - Additions & Remodels
0
1
​Residential - Accessories*
27
42
​Residential - Trade (MEP's & Roof only) 32
37
Commercial - New Buildings & Additions​
1
0
​Commercial - New Buildings - Babcock Ranch0
0
​Commercial - Buildouts & Interior Remodels
0
0
​Commercial - Accessories
2
0
Commercial - Trade​ (MEP's & Roof only) 4
5
​Total 70
93


​"Accessories" are permit types as follows: Baby Barriers, Boatlifts, Cages, Canopies, Carports, Decks, Docks, Doors, Fences, Garages, Lanais, Parking Lots, Roofs, Seawalls, Sheds, Shutters, Signs, Swimming Pools & Windows.

"Multifamily" is included in the Commercial category.

"Trade permits" are permit types as follows: Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing & Roofing


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Inspections 18 Sep 18
​​​​Cate​​gory Number
Building Inspections
S​​che​​duled:

385

Unscheduled ("Rollovers"):

0
Building Inspectors on Duty:
​​​​​
15

​Fire Inspections:

​6
​Zoning Inspections:18

 

Plan Review 10 Sep 18
  Category ​Avg
Bus
Days
​Residential
New Dwellings 16-18
​Additions 16-18
​Remodels​15-17
Accessories* 15-17
Resubmits & Revisions 1-3
Commercial
New Buildings & Additions 24-26
Buildouts
24-26
​Remodels
​13-15
​Accessories*
16-18
Resubmits & Revisions
10-12

 


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