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In accordance with Florida Statutes 489.103.7 if the property you are building/improving is for your own personal use and occupancy, an owner can act as their own contractor. You may also build or improve a commercial building, provided your cost does not exceed $75,000. You may not offer the property for sale or lease for 12 months after the completion of the project.
Yes, you will need to contact the Building Department for permitting requirements.
Yes, on properties for the occupancy and use by you, and not offered for sale or lease. You will need to check with the Zoning Department to verify you meet all setback requirements. Then you must provide two sets of engineered sealed drawings and two site plans.
Yes. You will need to provide two copies of the site plan showing the location and amount of fencing to be installed.
No, You will need to check with the Zoning Division if the project is located in the Historical District.
If you are not located within the City limits, you will need to apply for permits with Hillsborough County Building Department.
Grease traps are required in accordance with the Florida Building Code, Plumbing, Section 1003.
In accordance with Florida Statute 713.13, any improvement to real property that exceeds $2,500, $7500 for mechanical work, including materials and labor, a notice of commencement must be filed with the Clerk of Court, and a copy submitted to the Building Department prior to the first inspection.
For all new buildings, additions, and alterations in which the foot print of the building has changed. The survey shall show the finish floor elevation, the elevation of the center of the street in which it faces, as well as the setbacks from all property lines.
2017 Florida Building Code, and 2014 National Electric Code.
Yes, all new construction requires sealed drawings, repairs and alterations are based on case by case.
All structures, including setbacks from all property lines, driveways, walkways, fences, sewer /water locations and any additional utilities.