New Permitting Information
We are now accepting New Residential permit applications online. View more information here.
Customers also have the option to apply online and drop off printed plans in person at one of our three locations in New Port Richey, Land O’ Lakes or Dade City.
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 DROP OFF PERMITS ONLY at the customer service window on the first floor of the West Pasco Government Center in New Port Richey as well as drop offs in our Land O’ Lakes and Dade City offices,
Contractors are encouraged to use our online permitting system (bit.ly/PermitsOnline) for Reroofs; HVAC Changeouts; Plumbing; Electrical; etc.
Permits will be worked on in the order they are received. ONLINE PAYMENTS/CHECKS ONLY. This will remain in effect until further notice.
Please call 727-847-8126 with any questions.
The Pasco County Building Department 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.
Effective April 1, 2020, Administrative Fees to be charged when inspections and or plans review are performed by a third-party private provider. Please click here to view.
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
New Code Requirements effective December 31, 2017:
The new 6th edition (2017) of The Florida Building Code are in effect as of December 31, 2017. Permit applications and construction plans submitted after the effective date must demonstrate compliance with the new code.
- Effective Immediately - If the parcel is in a flood zone, you must apply in person for the permit at the New Port Richey office only.
- As of March 2, 2016, All Applications for Commercial Permits will only be accepted in the New Port Richey Office. We apologize for any inconvenience.