As COVID - 19 (coronavirus) continues to impact our communities and world we want to share the changes we are making in building construction services central permitting office.
Central Permitting is accepting permit drop off and pick-ups along with payments at the customer service window on the first floor of the West Pasco Government Center in New Port Richey.
Our Dade City and Land O' Lakes offices are also accepting one person at a time in the lobby area to pay permit fees; we accept cash, credit card, or a check. When paying in cash, please bring the exact amount and be sure to wear a face covering.
Permits will be worked on in the order they are received.
Contractors are encouraged to use our online permitting system Accela for Residential Reroofs; HVAC Changeouts; Plumbing; Electrical; etc.
Please call 727-847-8126 with any questions.
Pasco County Building Inspections is conducting all occupied structure inspections via our VuSpex Mobile Video Inspections Tool ONLY until further notice. To learn more about VuSpex Mobile Video inspections, please visit: www.pascocountyfl.net/3491/VuSpex-Virtual-Inspections.
The next Vertical round-table meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
Implementation date is September 1, 2018 which is when Pasco County will require Building Permits for all repairs and alterations to Mobile Homes (as defined by F.S. 320.01) where required by the Pasco County Code of Ordinances:
Sec. 18-36.-Permit required.
(a) Permits are required as stated in this code and the Florida Building Code. The following activities require a building permit unless exempted in writing by the Building Official; erection, construction, alteration or repair of a building, structure, electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system. (Ord. No. 07-20, & 1, 9-11-07).
This requirement includes but is not limited to re-roofs, roof repairs, interior remodels, general repairs and exterior door and window replacements.
Those Mobile Homes located in Flood areas will also be subject to all relevant
Flood Damage Prevention requirements per local and Federal Codes and Ordinances.
The Building Construction Services Office of Central Permitting is responsible for assessing and collecting residential and commercial impact fees:
Impact Fees effective 1-1-18 will apply to all Permit Applications submitted after
The new 7th edition (2020) of the The Florida Building Code will take effect on December 31, 2020. Permit applications and construction plans submitted on or after the effective date must demonstrate compliance with the new code.
All permit documents for Residential New Homes including Mobile Homes are to be submitted electronically only.