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P.O. Box 2806 (32781-2806)
555 S. Washington Avenue
Titusville, FL 32796
Phone: 321-567-3760
Fax: 321-383-5700
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The City of Titusville, Florida / Community Development / Building Department / Building Permits

Permits

Permits require work to meet the City of Titusville's Adopted Standard Codes.

Permit procedures ensure that a project is in compliance with City Zoning Regulations, City Engineering requirements, and that it meets the Water and Sewer Department regulations.

If you are not sure when a permit is required, call the Building Department before starting your project. Failure to do so may result in a delay of your project as well as additional costs.

Why do you need permits?

A permitting system protects the following:

Permits require work that meets the City of Titusville's Adopted Standard Codes

Permits - Required Permits

Permits are required whenever an owner, agent, or contractor proposes the following to the occupancy of a structure:

Other permits that may be required:
Permits are also required when you are going to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, or move the following:

The required permits may include building, electrical, mechanical, or plumbing. Electrical, mechanical, and plumbing permits can only be issued to licensed contractors.

 

In certain cases, other permits may also be needed:

State Building Permit Surcharge

 

The Florida Legislature passed House Bill 663 in the 2010 legislative session. This bill included changes to the state building permit surcharge provided for in Florida Statute Chapters 468 and 553. The current surcharge of $0.01 per square foot of new construction or alteration to existing construction under roof will be replaced with a new surcharge to be assessed on all building permits issued.

The following are key points of the changes:

Permits - Applying for Permits

Permits are issued in the name of the applicant. For that reason, it is recommended that the contractor, rather than the property owner or lessee, apply for the permit. This will insure that the contractor is held responsible for correcting any code violations. Commercial projects must be permitted by a Florida licensed contractor, registered to do business in the City of Titusville.

Small Jobs:
Small jobs, such as residential additions, remodels, and re-roofs can be permitted by the contractor or the homeowner (owner-occupied structure).

When applying for a permit, the following is required:

Large Jobs:

When applying for a permit, the following is required:



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