When is a permit required?

A permit is required when the owner or authorized agent intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, or change occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert, or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical, or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by the Florida Building Code, or to cause any such work to be done.

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1. How do I schedule inspections?
2. What are permits?
3. What are the types of permits?
4. Who can apply for a permit?
5. What items do I need onsite when I call for an inspection?
6. What must be provided with a permit application?
7. Are after hours and weekend inspections available?
8. Can I do the work myself or do I have to hire a contractor?
9. What are the costs associated with a permit?
10. What is a “Notice of Commencement”?
11. When is a Notice of Commencement required?
12. When will the inspection be done?
13. When are inspections required?
14. Do applications and permits expire?
15. What is the Florida building code?
16. When is a permit required?
17. How long does it take to get a permit?
18. What information is required on a permit application?
19. Where is the permit application made?