BEFORE SCHEDULING THE FIRST INSPECTION:
In order to receive your first and subsequent inspections you must first confirm if your permit requires a Notice of Commencement (NOC) to be filed with Clerk of Court.
A NOC is required if:
If a NOC is required, prior to requesting the first inspection, you must submit a recorded NOTICE of COMMENCEMENT to the Building Department (FS§713.135). This must be provided to the Building department in one of the two following ways (FS 713.13(1)(a)):
Please refer to “Other Permitting Forms” section on the Permitting Fees, Forms & Applications webpage for the NOC form and/or Affidavit.
TO REQUEST AN INSPECTION:
The permit card issued and posted on site displays the minimum inspections required.
The contractor should request appropriate inspections to cover the scope of work performed in addition to those listed on permit card.
All inspection requests for permits, including Fire, Flood, Environmental, and Planning are to be submitted through the IVR system.
IVR PHONE NUMBER:
Please reference the following resources for details on the IVR system and how to schedule an inspection using the IVR
Before an inspection is performed:
After Hours inspection requests:
Permit applicants may request required inspections to be conducted outside of normal working hours (M-F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm) by paying an additional fee that will be charged per hour or fraction thereof, with a two-hour minimum. Complete and submit to Building Department the following form: After Hours Inspection Request
Track Inspection Progress and Permit Status Using Public Web Access to Permit Information:
The Building department provides the public with a web application called eGovPLUS, which allows the public to view general information on Permits, Contractor and Code Compliance cases entered into our database.
Click here for an overview of how to search permit information in eGovPLUS.
Click here to access the web application eGovPLUS.
Issued Permit Time Limitation:
A permit will expire 6 months from issuance if no passed inspection related to the scope of work is obtained, or 180 days from date of last passed inspection related to the scope of work.
If a permit expires please contact the building department at any office for direction.
Once the Building Final (199), or the final inspection noted on the permit card, has passed the contractor should verify the permit has been closed.
A Certificate of Completion or Certificate of Occupancy is available upon request.
If a permit does not display on eGovPLUS as closed contact the building department at any office for closure or further instruction.