How do I obtain a permit?
Applications for permits can be submitted at the Temple Terrace Building Department,
11250 N. 56th Street ( 2nd Floor). Our friendly staff will assist you in determining the type of permit you will need for your project. Homeowners and contractors alike are encouraged to ask questions about our permitting, inspection and plan review processes. Our staff members can guide you through the process and assist in obtaining additional information that may be required to get a permit. Submittal requirements vary with the type work to be done, the location of the project, and whether it is commercial or residential in nature.

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1. How do I obtain a permit?
2. What are some common types of permits?
3. When is a permit required to do work?
4. You may do the following without a permit:
5. What are the building codes the City of Temple Terrace use?
6. Can homeowners pull building permits?
7. Can a contractor do any type work that I need done?
8. With permits, who is responsible for scheduling inspections, correcting violations and paying reinspection fees?
9. What incidental paperwork must I submit to obtain a building permit?
10. What construction documents are required to be submitted for building permits? Do they require the stamp and approval of an architect or engineer?
11. How does the inspection process work?
12. Do I need a permit to install a security system in my home?
13. At what stage of construction can I get an electric meter released for my project?
14. What constitutes a final inspection?
15. How can I find out how much a permit costs?
16. When do I have to file a Notice of Commencement?
17. Is a Certificate of Occupancy required for any construction project?
18. I have a project that is almost complete. Can I get a Certificate of Occupancy?