Multi-Family New Construction Permit Application

Application requires review by county staff. Contractors, who are registered users, can submit documents, view application status / review comments and pay fees 24 hours a day / 7 days a week through Brevard's Advanced Service Site (BASS). Access BASS 

You will be notified by email of any changes made to your application status.

All information is intended as a guide and may not cover every situation. Additional information may be required dependent on individual project circumstances.

Type of Work

Multi-Family: Construction of new residential dwelling with 3 or more units. Includes all sub-trades such as electrical, plumbing, and roofing.

Licensed Professionals

Professionals may only obtain permits for the scope of work in accordance with their license type. Some professionals may be required to name subcontractor(s).

  • Building Contractor
  • General Contractor
  • Property owners acting as their own contractor, Owner/Builder, must appear in person as a walk-in customer.
Documents Needed with This Permit Application
Application for Building Permit (pdf, 249 KB)Application required
Owner Builder Application for Contractor Exemption (pdf, 546 KB)Required only if you are an Owner/Builder
Subcontractor Authorization (pdf, 506 KB)Required for each subcontractor
Landscaping Land Clearing Affidavit (pdf, 193 KB)No notes apply to the affidavit
Florida Department of Environmental Health septic permitSubmit a copy of the permit from Environmental Health or the plot plan with the approved stamp
Notice of Commencement (pdf, 96 KB)

Required if job value exceeds $5,000.00

*Note: NOC must be recorded with the Clerk of Courts and uploaded, then approved by Planning & Development, before scheduling inspections.

PlansConstruction documents signed and sealed by a Florida Registered Architect or Engineer, Florida Product Approvals, truss engineering, etc. (these can be separate documents).
Energy CalculationsCompleted Energy Calculation forms, "Manual J" for HVAC equipment sizing, and Energy Performance Level (EPL) Display Card.
Plot Plan signed and sealed by a Florida Land Surveyor.The plot plan must: have dimensions and be drawn to scale; depict all existing and proposed buildings, structures, and improvements with finished floor elevations; indicate all adjacent right-of-way with elevations; show easements and lot grading/drainage plan; provide Flood Zone information.

We are encouraging all customers to submit documents in digital format. For Brevard's Advanced Service Site (BASS) applications all documents can be uploaded directly to the permit application. For Walk-in applications documents may be submitted on a compact disc or flash/thumb drive.


The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating total permit fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances. Fees on permit applications entered incorrectly or in error, including but not limited to, duplicate entries, will not be refunded.

Associated Fees with This Permit Application
Application Processing Fee$25.00 Due at application submittal
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement$10.00 Due at application submittal
Building Code Review$100.00 for the first $1,000.00 of job value + $5.25 per $1,000.00 of job value or portion thereafter. (Based on construction value or Building Value Data Table, whichever value is greater.)
Florida State Surcharge F.S. 468.631 BCA1.5% of the Building Code fees above (which includes the Application Fee) or $2.00 whichever is greater
Florida State Surcharge F.S. 553.721 FBC1% of the Building Code fees above (which includes the Application Fee) or $2.00 whichever is greater
Address Assignment$100.00 per address
Fire Prevention Review$50.00 + .0033 x the job value. (Based on construction value or Building Value Data Table, whichever value is greater)
Land Development Review$15.00 - $90.00 Base Fee
Natural Resources Review$90.00 - $300.00 Base Fee
Utilities ReviewVaries by project, contact Utility Services Department
Zoning Review$210.00 Flat Fee
Concurrency Review$175.00
Impact FeesDue prior to pre-power or final inspection whichever occurs first. Impact Fees details.