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BUILDING OFFICIAL

Neal Schwartz bofficial@holmesbeachfl.org 941-708-5833

hello friends!

BUILDING DEPARTMENT


TO ALL CONTRACTORS:
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, email inspections (other than HVAC) to
Karen Hamel - permittech@holmesbeachfl.org
or Heather Elam - permittech2@holmesbeachfl.org.

Please ensure you provide contact information.
Until further notice, inspections will be performed via Zoom.
HVAC inspections will still be performed via photos.
Thank you for your patience and cooperation.
We sincerely appreciate your support.


The following checklists were revised on 02/19/2021. These changes are effective immediately.
- New Construction
- Below Base Flood Elevation (FEMA 50% Remodel)
- Remodel/Addition
- Swimming Pool/Spa

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 4, 2021:
~ ALL PERMIT APPLICATIONS SHALL INCLUDE THE CHECKLIST AS A COVER SHEET.
~ A DIGITAL COPY OF LARGE PLANS IS REQUIRED. 


NEED HELP WITH PERMIT APPLICATION AND/OR DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL? VIEW "GUIDELINES FOR DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL" HERE. IF YOU STILL NEED ASSISTANCE, CONTACT OUR PERMIT TECHS, KAREN OR HEATHER, AT 941-708-5833.  


BUILDING INSPECTIONS
- Call in to the inspection line, 941-708-5800 ext. 261, at least one day in advance and prior to 2 p.m. -
CHECK INSPECTION STATUS HERE. (ENTER THE PERMIT NUMBER EXACTLY AS IT APPEARS ON YOUR PERMIT. DO NOT PRESS "ENTER" ON YOUR KEYBOARD; YOU MUST USE THE "SUBMIT" BUTTON.)

City of Holmes Beach Building Department
Department Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5801 Marina Drive
Holmes Beach, FL 34217
Phone - 941-708-5833     Fax - 941-708-5812
 INSPECTION LINE -  941-708-5800 Ext. 261


Neal Schwartz, Building Official (bofficial@holmesbeachfl.org

Angie Birdwell, Building Department Administrator, CRS Coordinator, & DRC Coordinator (bdadministrator@holmesbeachfl.org)
Karen Hamel -  Permit Tech - ext. 234 (permittech@holmesbeachfl.org
Heather Elam - Permit Tech - ext. 233 (permittech2@holmesbeachfl.org)


*****ELEVATION CERTIFICATES*****
CHECK TO SEE IF WE HAVE AN EC ON FILE FOR YOUR ADDRESS HERE.
Electronic copies are emailed free of charge. Fees may apply for printed and mailed copies.

 "Flood & Hurricane Protection Information" can be found here

Construction and operation of construction equipment is allowed between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on weekdays and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. Commercial construction activities, operation of construction equipment, and commercial lawn care activities are prohibited on Sunday and the following holidays:  New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

BUILDING DEPARTMENT ANNUAL REPORT

Contact us for questions pertaining to:
 
  • Permitting 
  • Surveys 
  • Zoning 
  • Holmes Beach Land Development Code
  • Contractor and subcontractor information  
  • Hurricane & Flood Awareness Information

 
FOR HOLMES BEACH LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE INFORMATION:  Municode  (www.municode.com
 (Click on "Online Library" )

WILL I NEED A PERMIT OR A CONTRACTOR?
REVIEW THIS DOCUMENT FOR HELPFUL INFORMATION.


WORKING WITHOUT A REQUIRED PERMIT
If the Building Inspector or Code Enforcement Officer finds work in progress without the required permit, the contractor is cited; this can result in paying triple fees and/or fines for the permit. It is advisable to contact the Building Department (941-708-5833) before any work on your property commences.  PLEASE NOTE: EMERGENCY PERMITS WILL BE EXPEDITED. SPECIFIC ACCOMMODATIONS DEPEND ON THE CIRCUMSTANCES.

To apply for a permit:
Contractors must provide proof of  State of  Florida registration, along with current GL and WC insurances. No registration forms are required.

Building permit applications and associated forms are available online and at the building department, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Permit applications are reviewed in the order they are received. Online permitting via Citizenserve coming soon!

  • ONLY CONTRACTORS OR THEIR AUTHORIZED AGENTS MAY PICK UP PERMITS. 
  • ALL REQUIRED PAPERWORK MUST BE INCLUDED AT TIME OF APPLICATION SUBMISSION. ONLY COMPLETE PERMIT APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED
  • ALL CONTRACTORS MUST BE PROPERLY LICENSED IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA AND SUBMIT REQUIRED GENERAL LIABILITY AND WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE INFORMATION OR EVIDENCE OF EXEMPTION. 

 
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