Department of Building & Capital Projects - Express Permitting

Express Permitting

  • Building permit walk-thrus avaiable: 8 - 9:30 a.m. (M-F)
  • Mechanical/Plumbing/Electrical permits available for next-day pickup
  • Additional processing fee for all Express Permits: $25

Mechanical Permits Available for Express (next day)

  • Air Conditioning Change Out
  • Air Conditioning Repairs
  • Duct Work
  • All permits that are part of an approved master permit

Building Permits Available For Express

  • Re-roofing (does not include metal roofs)
  • Door and /or Window (replacement only)
  • Shutters

Plumbing Permits Available for Express (next day)

  • Plumbing repairs
  • Drainfield repairs
  • New Septic Tank Installation
  • Residential Gas Installation
  • All permits that are part of an approved Master Permit

Electrical Permits Available for Express (next day)

  • 120 V General Purpose Receptacles, Lights, Paddelfans, and Smoke Detectors
  • Exact replacement of equipment (A/C, disposal, dishwasher, pumps, etc)
  • Telephone Installation
  • Burglar Alarm Installation
  • FPL Load Management Systems
  • All permits that are part of an approved Master Permit

Zoning Permits*

  • Fence, chain link and wood
  • Wall sign or non-electric sign attached to wall
  • Wall banner

Public Works Permits*

  • Driveway approaches

* Permits requiring Public Works and Zoning Department may not be eligible for Express Permit service.

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If you opt not to use Express Permitting, all other permits and/or plans are considered “Drop-Off Plans.” This Department may take up to 15 work days for commercial projects; and 10 days for residential projects -- depending on the complexity of the project. A processing number will be assigned to each application when it is dropped off. When the review is complete, the applicant will be notified that the permit is ready or that corrections need to be made. Once approved, permits must be picked up during department business hours:

Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm

(excluding holidays)

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