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Building Code updates effective June 30, 2015

Building permit applications must comply with the Florida Building Code, 5th Edition (2014) as of June 30, 2015. Master plans on file with the Community Development Department must be updated to the new code. Plans submitted on or after June 30, 2015 must be certified as meeting the Florida Building Code, 5th Edition (2014).

For details about the new code, go to


The Permitting Procedure is a relatively simple process in most cases.  Prior to beginning the permitting process, you may wish to review the following.  Below you will find information concerning the permitting process for residential and commercial structures.  If you are unable to find the information you are looking for, please contact the Permitting Office by email, phone (239) 533-8329 or visit the Permit Center to speak to one of our representatives.

For information on the 2010 Florida Building Code, go to