How to Get a Building Permit in Florida?

Answer Building permits are required in Florida so that local governments can ensure building projects are performed in a safe and consistent manner. A general building permit is required any time a new s... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Get a Building Permit in Florida

Can you pay for a building permit if you a renter?

You need to clarify your question. Are you a renter who wishes to build or extend on the property you are renting? If so you first need permission from the owner/realtor, then if you are planning o... Read More »

How do I fill out a building permit application?

Most incorporated areas in the United States (towns, cities or counties) require building permits before constructing permanent structures. Building permits are needed for many reasons, including e... Read More »

Do i need a building permit to finish a basement?

On One Hand: Any New Construction Requires a PermitIn most places in the country all residential construction projects require a permit. Construction is not limited to building new structures; it a... Read More »

Do I need a building permit to put up a wall inside my home?

Depends on the code in your area. Your county building permit office can tell you. (Or, as many people do, you can just do it and no one will know.)