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BUILDING OFFICIAL

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

hello friends!

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

A NEW PERMIT FEE SCHEDULE IS NOW IN EFFECT. MOST PERMITS ARE $20.00 PER $1,000 PLUS APPLICABLE APPLICATION FEES. PLEASE CONTACT THE BUILDING DEPT FOR MORE INFORMATION. 

EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2020 BUILDING INSPECTIONS MAY BE CONDUCTED VIRTUALLY, DEPENDING ON OCCUPANCY OF THE STRUCTURE. 

BUILDING INSPECTIONS
 are called in on the inspection line, 941-708-5800 ext. 261.  Please call at least one day in advance, and prior to 2 p.m. - 
CHECK INSPECTION STATUS HERE.

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


Neal Schwartz, Building Official (bofficial@holmesbeachfl.org

Angie Birdwell, Building Department Administrator (bdadministrator@holmesbeachfl.org)
Karen Hamel -  Permit Tech (permittech@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.

CONSIDERING A PRIVATE PROVIDER FOR YOUR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT?
CONTACT THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATOR FOR A PRIVATE PROVIDER PACKET.

BDADMINISTRATOR@HOLMESBEACHFL.ORG
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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" )

DO I NEED A PERMIT? REVIEW THIS DOCUMENT FOR IMPORTANT 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:

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. 

 The City of Holmes Beach aims to provide full accessibility to our programs, services, and activities unless doing so changes the fundamental nature of the program, service, or activity, or it creates an undue administrative or financial burden.  If you are not able to access any of the content of this website, please email the City Clerk at cityclerk@holmesbeachfl.org or call ADA Coordinator at 941-708-5800, ext. 226 so that we can provide a solution or provide the information in an accessible format.