Permit Requirements

For the time being, the Building Division is not open to the public.

Contact Information

ebpermits@cityofsafetyharbor.com for permit related questions
inspections@cityofsafetyharbor.com to schedule inspections

Schedule

The Week of April 6th, we will be working:
    • Monday through Thursday until 2 pm. 

 From April 13th until further notice our hours will be:
    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Permits

    • Please submit smaller building permits to ebpermits@cityofsafetyharbor.com
    • Please mail larger permits to: Building Division at 750 Main Street, Safety Harbor, FL  34695.
    • We are accepting all building permits.
    • Staff is focusing on reviewing high priority permits such as air conditioning or roof permits.
    • Please be patient – we are receiving a heavy volume of permit applications and have numerous permits in review.
    • We cannot accept credit card payments.
    • Once we have the permit cost, we will contact you and ask you to drop off or mail payment.
    • Once the permit is ready for pick up, we will let you know.

Inspections

    • Please e-mail inspection requests to: inspections@cityofsafetyharbor.com
    • We will accept inspection requests by email by 1 pm the business day before. On days we are closed, we will not be conducting inspections or scheduling inspections for the next business day.
    • We are not conducting interior inspections. Please e-mail inspection photos to inspections@cityofsafetyharbor.com

  • Air Conditioning
  • Carports
  • Commercial Additions
  • Commercial Renovations
  • Demolitions
  • Driveways/Slabs
  • Electrical Work
  • Fences
  • Fire Alarms
  • Fire Sprinklers
  • Garage Doors
  • Gas
  • House Moves
  • Mechanical Work
  • Mobile Home Replacements
  • New Commercial
  • New Mobile Homes
  • New Residential
  • Plumbing Work
  • Pools
  • Residential Additions
  • Residential Renovations
  • Roofs
  • Screen Enclosures
  • Sheds
  • Sidewalks
  • Signs
  • Water Heaters
  • Windows/Doors
Requirements for each permit will vary depending upon permit type. Copies of requirements are available upon request.

Permit Requirements


Residential Permit Requirements


New Single Family Homes and Additions
Remodel/Renovation
  • 2 sets of plans
  • 2 copies of survey*
  • 2 energy calculations*
  • 2 A/C information*
  • Notice of Commencement (PDF) (certified copy)**
  • Elevation Certificate (if within flood zone)
* Depending on scope of work
**If value of job is over $2,500

Commercial Permit Requirements


New Buildings/Additions
Remodel/Renovation/Buildout
  • 3 sets of plans
  • 3 surveys/site plans
  • 2 energy calculations*
  • 2 A/C information*
  • Asbestos report*
  • Notice of Commencement (PDF) (certified copy) **
  • Elevation Certificate (if within flood zone)
* Depending on scope of work
** If value of job is over $2,500