The Permit Review Staff is in charge of reviewing and approving Building Division permit applications for new projects and revisions or improvements to existing buildings that falls within the following categories; Commercial, Recreational, Institutional, Agricultural Utility, Transportation, Commercial Towers and Multifamily development. Staff is also responsible to verify that all Building Permits and related applications comply with all applicable articles of the Unified Land Development Code (ULDC) and review prior Site Plan approvals to ensure compliance with the approval and Conditions of Approval granted by the Board of County Commission (BCC), Zoning Commission (ZC), Design review Officer (DRO). Building Permits are review on a first come first serve rule.
Landscape Staff is responsible for reviewing and approving Building Division permit applications for issuance of a Landscape Permit and Temporary Vegetation Barricade Permits during the permitting process. Staff perform Preliminary, Final, Annual and Monitoring Inspections at different stages of the development and construction process. Staff coordinate with Environmental Resource Management (ERM) in reference to Florida Native Vegetation, Preservation of Vegetation pursuant to Article 7.E; and, with Code Enforcement (CE) in order to ensure proper adherence to Landscape requirements.
Building / Zoning Liaison
This position was created in 2019 to have a coordinated effort between the Building and Zoning Divisions to expedite the Permit Review process as it relates to Zoning regulation and to relay information regarding the Zoning and Building review processes that will benefit our customers. The liaison also ensures permits are being routed to Zoning/Landscape Section per the Permit Description Codes and assists Building Division staff in the applicability of ULDC requirements pursuant to PPM ZO-O-068.