Permit Application Review Times
Permit Applications are usually reviewed within three to five days, however we have up to 30 days for review
Information and Material Permit Requirements
Single Family Residential/Residential Additions or Remodeling
Information requirements for Single Family Residence:
Building Permit Application (completely filled out).
Two sets of construction documents.
Construction documents required to be sealed by a professional with name, address, phone and signature of Certifier or Designer and address or location indicated on plans and for 170 MPH exposure C or D with all structural details shown on plans.
Receipt from Island Water Association.
Sewer Availability Agreement.
Energy Calculation Forms.
A passed Silt Fence Inspection.
Habitable Area Square Feet, Non-habitable Area Square Feet.
Recorded Notice of Commencement (submittal required prior to first inspection).
V zone breakaway wall detailing.
V and A zone specifications for hydrostatic relief openings for enclosed areas below base flood elevation.
Minimum bearing capacity of pilings.
Tie beam schedule.
Shear wall design loads, details, and location on floor plan.
Anchoring of headers to accommodate for calculated uplift.
Wind pressure requirements for all doors, windows, and skylights.
Continuous load path for uplift from foundation to roof.
Indicate all lumber species, grades and sizes.
Roof framing plans with indicated uplifts and specific anchors.
Truss Manufacturers layout with signed acknowledgement of review from professional of record.
Smoke detectors inside and outside each sleeping area and have battery back-ups.
Each exterior door and stair has a light fixture.
Electrical outlets and switches per National Electric Code.
Lower level garage separation to habitable areas.
Lower level for passive storage, garage or lower level entry only/no closets, fans, telephones, finish lighting fixtures.
ALL materials below base flood elevation must be resistant to flood water damage.
Florida Product Approval number for all openings & installation details.
Residential Additions or Remodeling:
Building Permit Application completely filled out.
Two sets of plans.
Energy Calculations Form.
Does existing structure conform to flood regulations? If it does not, provide detailed cost estimate sheet.
The drawings shall clearly indicate the scope of work and do they agree with the cost estimate sheet.
Place a note on plans to indicate a Certificate of Completion will not be issued until the remodeling is 100 percent complete.
Plans shall have a note on drawings indicating that work beyond the approved scope of work shall result in a STOP WORK ORDER being issued to the site and possibly demolishing of the entire structure due to a substantial improvement status.
Refer to information requirements for a single family residence for specific construction details.
3 sets of complete construction drawings signed & sealed by Florida Registered engineer.
Note: These information and material requirements apply in all circumstances, including post disaster.
Requirements and Fees (pdf 44.90 kB)