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Planning and Development

Planning & Development Building Permits

Our Fees Have Changed as of January 17, 2017

new schedule of fees for carrying out the responsibilities of processing all development applications, permits, and permit related activities including all development reviews and all inspections has been implemented.  Based on the Board of County Commissioners Resolution No. 16-189 adopted on October 18, 2016.

To view a summary of the rate changes, click
Exhibit A – Schedule of Development Fees and Changes

When submitting a building permit application, the $25.00 Application Processing Fee and the $10.00 Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement fees are due.

Electronic Documents

Brevard County is going green to save you time and some green of your own!

We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format.  All documents submitted in a digital format (disk or thumb/flash drive) can be processed in a more efficient manner.  Digital format allows quick entry into the database and simultaneous reviews.

* All documents submitted must be in Adobe (.PDF) format using the Electronic documents submittal guidelines. link to Instructions

* For 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.

Any documents submitted in a manner other than what is noted as acceptable per the Electronic Documents Submittal Guidelines will be marked as Deficient and will need to be resubmitted in the proper format and orientation.


 

Brevard’s Advanced Service Site (BASS) Click to Apply Now

Licensed Professionals (Contractors) may apply for and obtain building permits ONLINE within the County through Brevard’s Advanced System Site (BASS). The BASS system delivers more efficient, convenient, and interactive e-government services that provide valuable information about our community by allowing access to Planning and Development department's database records.  This service is not available for property owners acting as their own contractor (Owner/Builder).  Owner/Builder must appear in person as a walk-in customer.

Licensed Professionals, who are registered users, can make application, pay fees and obtain an issued permit 24/7.  As a Visiting User, you can search building permits, site plans, subdivisions, zoning actions and right-of-way permits through the "Visiting User Services" option. It is not necessary to create an account as a Visiting User.

To utilize the online features, licensed professionals (contractors, engineers, and the other design professionals) may create an account through the new user link in the "Registered User Services Login." These features include:

  • Submitting applications and uploading the supporting documents including plans,
  • Uploading the supporting documentation
  • Getting application status updates,
  • Making online payments, and
  • Downloading your permit and other approved documents.


Want to save time and avoid lines in our office?

Click for instructions on becoming a registered user: Registration User Guide

Need permits?
Click for instructions on how to submit an application: Application Submittal User Guide

Need to make a payment?
Click for instructions on how to make payment Payment User Guide

Looking for your review comments?
Click appropriate link below for instruction on how to view permit comments
Registered BASS Users - Review Permit Comments
Public User - Review Permit Comments
Read all reviewers comments regarding your permit. 

Not too sure how or where to begin, click BASS Home Page

 

Online Residential Permit Applications

Licensed Professionals (Contractors) may apply for and obtain building permits online through Brevard’s Advanced System Site (BASS). 

Click the specific Residential Permit Application type for application information:

 

Click to show Online Residential Demolition

Online Residential Demolition

Application requires review by county staff.  Contractors, who are registered users, can make application, view status / review comments, and pay fees 24 hours / 7 days a week.  Click to Apply Now

Email notification will be sent whenever your application status changes.

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 RESIDENTIAL: Removal of complete structures or parts of structures, including single family, 2 family, manufactured homes, and accessory structures (sheds, pools, carports, screen enclosures).
Licensed Professionals
  • Building
  • Demolition
  • Excavating
  • General
  • Residential
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
  • Contractor Asbestos Notification Statement
  • Copy of the Florida Department of environmental Health approval for properties on septic
  • Land Clearing and Landscaping Information
  • Notice of Commencement required if job value exceeds $2,500.00
    *Note: NOC must be recorded with the Clerk of Courts and uploaded, then approved by Planning & Development, prior to scheduling inspections. 
  • Copy of a dimensioned plot plan, survey or aerial; drawn to scale showing the location of building(s) to be demolished             
Additional Documents Required for Walk-in Applications
Fees:
Disclaimer: 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.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
Building Code Review $75.00 for the first $1,000.00 of job value + $3.25 per $1,000.00 of job value or portion thereafter.
State Surcharge 3% of the Building Code Review which includes the Application fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater)
Land Development Review $15.00 Base Fee
Natural Resources Review $15.00 Base Fee
Zoning Review $36.00 Base Fee

Click to show Online Residential Fence

Online Residential Fence

Application requires review by county staff.  Contractors, who are registered users, can make application, view status / review comments and pay fees 24 hours / 7 days a week.    Click to Apply Now

Email notification will be sent whenever your application status changes.

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 RESIDENTIAL: Addition of fences or repair/replace more than 50% with same size/material in same location.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement
  • Building
  • Fence
  • Residential
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
  • Hold Harmless Agreement 
  • Land Clearing Affidavit 
  • Notice of Commencement required if job value exceeds $2,500.00
    *Note: NOC must be recorded with the Clerk of Courts and uploaded, then approved by Planning & Development, prior to scheduling inspections.
  • Copy of a property survey showing the proposed fence lines marked with X's, fence height and materials used
Additional Documents Required for Walk-in Applications
Fees:
Disclaimer: 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.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
Building Code Review $34.00 Base Fee
State Surcharge $4.00
Land Development Review $15.00 Base Fee
Natural Resources Review $15.00 Base Fee
Zoning Review $14.00 Base Fee

Click to show Online Residential Generator

Online Residential Generator

Application requires review by county staff.  Contractors, who are registered users, can make application, view status / review comments, and pay fees 24 hours / 7 days a week.    Click to Apply Now
           

Email notification will be sent whenever your application status changes.

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 RESIDENTIAL: Installation of whole-house generator.
Licensed Professionals
  • Building
  • Electrical
  • General
  • Residential
  • Residential Electrical
Documents
  • Copy of the Florida Department of Environmental Health approval for properties on septic
  • Copy of generator manufactures specifications and installation details uploaded to the online permit
  • Land Clearing Affidavit
  • Notice of Commencement required if job value exceeds $2,500.00
    *Note: NOC must be recorded with the Clerk of Courts, then approved by Planning & Development, prior to scheduling inspections.
  • Copy of a property survey to scale showing the generator location with X's
Additional Documents Required for Walk-in Applications
Fees:
Disclaimer: 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.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
Building Code Review $75.00 for the first $1,000.00 of job value + $3.25 per $1,000.00 of job value or portion thereafter.
State Surcharge 3% of the building code fee which includes the Application fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater).
Land Development Review $15.00 Base Fee
Natural Resources Review $15.00 Base Fee

Click to Show Online Residential HVAC/Mechanical

Online Residential HVAC/Mechanical

Expedited Permit does not require review by county staff.  Contractors, who are registered users, can make application, view status / review comments, pay fees and obtain an issued permit 24 hours / 7 days a week.   Click to Apply Now

Email notification will be sent whenever your application status changes.

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 RESIDENTIAL: Installation of new or replacement HVAC units with or without duct work.
Licensed Professionals
  • HARV Limited
  • HARV Unlimited
  • Mechanical
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
  • Notice of Commencement. Required if job value exceeds $7,500.00
    *Note: NOC must be recorded with the Clerk of the Courts, then approved by Planning & Development, prior to scheduling inspections.
Additional Documents Required for Walk-in Applications
Fees:
Disclaimer: 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.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
Building Code Review $75.00 for the first $1,000.00 of job value + $3.25 per $1,000.00 of job value or portion thereafter.
State Surcharge 3% of the Building Code fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater)

Click to show Online Residential Pool Resurface

Residential Pool Resurface

Expedited Permit does not require review by county staff.  Contractors, who are registered users, can make application, view status / review comments, pay fees and obtain an issued permit 24 hours / 7 days a week.    Click to Apply Now

Email notification will be sent whenever your application status changes.

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 RESIDENTIAL: Resurface of existing in-ground pool or spa.
Licensed Professionals
  • Swimming Pool Commercial
  • Swimming Pool Residential
  • Swimming Pool Service
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
  • Notice of Commencement. Required if job value exceeds $2,500.00
    *Note: NOC must be recorded with the clerk of Courts and uploaded, then approved by Planning & Development, prior to scheduling inspections.
Additional Documents Required for Walk-in Applications
Fees:
Disclaimer: 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.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
Building Code Review $75.00 for the first $1,000.00 of job value + $3.25 per $1,000.00 of job value or portion thereafter.
State Surcharge 3% of the Building Code fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater)

Click to show Online Residential Reroof

Residential Reroof

Expedited Permit does not require review by county staff.  Contractors, who are registered users, can make application, view status / review comments, pay fees and obtain an issued permit 24 hours / 7 days a week..    Click to Apply Now

Email notification will be sent whenever your application status changes.

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 RESIDENTIAL: Repair or replace roof covering (shingles, tiles, metal, etc.), including skylights.
Licensed Professionals
  • Roofing
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
  • Notice of Commencement. Required if job value exceeds $2,500.00
  • *Note: NOC must be recorded with the Clerk of Courts and uploaded, then approved by Planning & Development, prior to scheduling inspections.
Additional Documents Required for Walk-in Applications
Fees:
Disclaimer: 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.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
Building Code Review $75.00 for the first $1,000.00 of job value + $3.25 per $1,000.00 of job value or portion thereafter.
State Surcharge 3% of the Building Code fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater)

Click to show online Residential Swimming Pool

Residential Swimming Pools and Spas

Application requires review by county staff.  Contractors, who are registered users, can make application, view status / review comments, and pay fees 24 hours / 7 days a week.    Click to Apply Now

Email notification will be sent whenever your application status changes.

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 RESIDENTIAL: Installation of new in-ground pools/spa.  Installation of above-ground pools with depth 24" or greater.
Licensed Professionals
  • Swimming Pool Commercial
  • Swimming Pool Residential
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
  • Copy of the Florida Department of Environmental Health approval for properties on septic.
  • Land Clearing Affidavit
  • Notice of Commencement required if job value exceeds $2,500.00
    *Note: NOC must be recorded with the Clerk of Courts, then approved by Planning & Development, prior to scheduling inspections.
  • Copy of a property survey to scale showing pool set backs and location
  • Copy of product/pool equipment specifications.
  • Copy of swimming pool engineering plans with electronic engineer signature/seal
Additional Documents Required for Walk-in Applications
Fees:
Disclaimer: The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating total permit fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
Building Code Review $75.00 for the first $1,000.00 of job value + $3.25 per $1,000.00 of job value or portion thereafter.
State Surcharge 3% of the building code fee which includes the Application fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater).
Land Development Review $75.00 - $150.00 Base Fee
Natural Resources Review $90.00 Base Fee
Zoning Review $36.00 Base Fee
 

Additional Residential Permit Applications

These permit applications are to be submitted in person as a walk-in customer.
Click the specific Residential Permit Application type for additional information. If you can not find your specific permit application below check the Online Residential Permit Application list.

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Residential Additions, Alterations, Accessory Buildings and Structures

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 BASS.    Click to 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 RESIDENTIAL: Exterior addition or change that impacts the footprint of the building, add height to the building, or includes stucco over frame. Such as: carports, detached garages, docks, room additions, screen enclosures, sheds, etc. Can include interior changes. Includes all sub-trades such as electrical, plumbing, and roofing.
Licensed Professionals
  • Building Contractor
  • General Contractor
  • Residential Contractor
  • Special Structure Aluminum
  • Stucco
  • Property owners acting as their own contractor, Owner/Builder, must appear in person as a walk-in customer.
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
Fees:
Disclaimer: The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating total permit fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
Building Code Review $75.00 for the first $1,000.00 of job value + $3.25 per $1,000.00 of job value or portion thereafter. (Based on Construction value or Building Value Data Table, whichever value is greater).
State Surcharge 3% of the building code fee which includes the Application fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater).
Land Development Review $90.00 - $150.00 Base Fee
Natural Resources Review $90.00 Natural Resources Base Fee
$90.00 Landscape Base Fee
Zoning Review $36.00 Base Fee

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Residential Minor Improvements and Repairs

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 BASS.    Click to 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 RESIDENTIAL:  Interior changes involving more than one (1)  trade such as electric, plumbing, doors, windows, shutters OR changes to walls and drywall including associated demolition. Does not include any changes that impact the foot print of the building.
Licensed Professionals
  • Building
  • Drywall
  • General
  • Residential
  • Additional licenses maybe required based on the project such as HVAC, electric, gas, plumbing, reroof, stucco, minor structural repair.
  • Property owners acting as their own contractor, Owner/Builder, must appear in person as a walk-in customer.
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
Fees:
Disclaimer: The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating total permit fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
Building Code Review $75.00 for the first $1,000.00 of job value + $3.25 per $1,000.00 of job value or portion thereafter.
State Surcharge 3% of the building code fee which includes the Application fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater).

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Residential Mobile / Manufactured Home Installations

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 BASS.    Click to 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 RESIDENTIAL:  Installation (set-up) or new or replacement manufactured home.  This includes connection of all utilities.  Examples:  park trailer, mobile home. 

This permit application does not include site built structures such as carports and sheds.  
Licensed Professionals
  • Mobile Home
  • Property owners acting as their own contractor, Owner/Builder, must appear in person as a walk-in customer.
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
Fees:
Disclaimer: The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating total permit fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
Building Code Review $75.00 for the first $1,000.00 of job value + $3.25 per $1,000.00 of job value or portion thereafter. (Based on construction value or Building Value Data Table, whichever value is greater.)
State Surcharge 3% of the building code fee which includes the Application fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater).
Land Development Review $90.00 - $300.00 Base Fee
Natural Resources Review $90.00 - $300.00 Natural Resources Base Fee
$90.00 - $300.00 Landscape Base Fee
Zoning Review $36.00 Flat Fee
Impact Fees Due prior to pre-power or final inspection whichever occurs first.  Click for Impact Fees details.

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Residential New One and Two Family Residences

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 BASS.    Click to 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 RESIDENTIAL:  Construction of new one or two family dwelling.  Includes all sub-trades such as electrical, plumbing, and roofing
Licensed Professionals
  • Building Contractor
  • General Contractor
  • Residential Contractor
  • Property owners acting as their own contractor, Owner/Builder, must appear in person as a walk-in customer.
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
  • Application for Building Permit
  • Owner Builder Application for Contractor Exemption, if you are an Owner/Builder
  • Notice of Commencement required if job value exceeds $2,500.00
    *Note: NOC must be recorded with the Clerk of Courts, then approved by Planning & Development, prior to scheduling inspections.
  • Sub-Contractor Authorization form is required for each subcontractor          
  • Land Clearing/Landscaping Information
  • Potable Water Capacity Availability Certificate, if on public water system
  • Florida Department of Environmental Health septic permit or approval document, if on septic system
  • Property survey depicting and including but not limited to all existing buildings structures and improvements, adjacent right of ways w/elevations, easements, Flood Zone information, finished floor elevations of existing buildings, etc.
  • Dimensioned plot plan drawn to scale showing the location of proposed mobile/manufactured home
  • Lot grading and drainage plan showing proposed lot elevations and drainage of surface water to an approved outfall
  • Construction documents and plans
  • Energy Calculations
  • Florida Product Approval documents for all exterior doors, windows, overhead garage doors, and skylights
Fees:
Disclaimer: The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating total permit fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
Building Code Review $75.00 for the first $1,000.00 of job value + $3.25 per $1,000.00 of job value or portion thereafter. (Based on construction value or Building Value Data Table, whichever value is greater.)
State Surcharge 3% of the building code fee which includes the Application fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater).
Concurrency Review $79.00 Flat Fee
Land Development Review $240.00 Flat Fee
Natural Resources Review $90.00 - $300.00 Natural Resources Base Fee
$90.00 - $300.00 Landscape Base Fee 
Address Assignment $60.00 per address
Water Resources Review Varies by project, contact Water Resources Department
Zoning Review $36.00 Flat Fee
Impact Fees Due prior to pre-power or final inspection whichever occurs first.  Click for Impact Fees details.

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Residential Window / Exterior Door / Garage Door / Skylights

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 BASS.    Click to 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 RESIDENTIAL:  Construction of new one or two family dwelling.  Includes all sub-trades such as electrical, plumbing, and roofing.
Licensed Professionals
  • Building
  • Garage Door
  • General
  • Glass - Glazing
  • Residential
  • Special Structure Aluminum
  • Storm Shutter
  • Window and Door
  • Property owners acting as their own contractor, Owner/Builder, must appear in person as a walk-in customer.
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
Fees:
Disclaimer: The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating total permit fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
Building Code Review $75.00 for the first $1,000.00 of job value + $3.25 per $1,000.00 of job value or portion thereafter.
State Surcharge 3% of the building code fee which includes the Application fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater).
 

Commercial Applications

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Commercial Alterations and Renovations to Existing Buildings and Structures

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 BASS.    Click to 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 COMMERCIAL:  Alteration that DOES NOT  impact the footprint of the building, add height to the building, or include stucco over frame.  Includes but not limited to interior build-out, fences, walls, windows, doors, pool resurface.  Includes all sub-trades such as electrical, plumbing, and roofing.
Licensed Professionals
  • Building
  • Drywall
  • Garage Door
  • General
  • Glass - Glazing
  • Marine I
  • Marine II
  • Pollutant Storage
  • Special Structure Aluminum
  • Storm Shutter
  • Stucco
  • Swimming Pool Commercial
  • Swimming Pool Service
  • Tower Specialty
  • Window and Door
  • Property owners acting as their own contractor, Owner/Builder, must appear in person as a walk-in customer.
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
Fees:
Disclaimer: The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating total permit fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
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.
State Surcharge 3% of the building code fee which includes the Application fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater).
Fire Prevention Review $50.00 + .0033 x the job value. (Based on construction value or Building Value Data Table, whichever value is greater)
Natural Resources Review $90.00 Base Fee
Zoning Review $210.00 Flat Fee

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Commercial Demolition of Buildings and Structures

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 BASS.    Click to 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 COMMERCIAL: Removal of complete structures or parts of structures.
Licensed Professionals
  • Building
  • Demolition
  • General
  • Property owners acting as their own contractor, Owner/Builder, must appear in person as a walk-in customer.
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
Fees:
Disclaimer: The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating total permit fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
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.
State Surcharge 3% of the building code fee which includes the Application fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater).
Fire Prevention Review $50.00 + .0033 x the job value. (Based on construction value or Building Value Data Table, whichever value is greater)
Natural Resources Review $15.00 Base Fee
Zoning Review $210.00 Flat Fee

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Commercial Fire Permits: Fire Alarm, Fire Sprinklers, Fire Extinguishing Systems, etc.

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 BASS.    Click to 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 FIRE:  All fire related permits
Licensed Professionals
  • Alarm I
  • Fire System
  • Electrical
  • Underground Utility
  • Property owners acting as their own contractor, Owner/Builder, must appear in person as a walk-in customer.
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
Fees:
Disclaimer: The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating total permit fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Fire Prevention Review Fees start at $150.00 then vary widely depending on fire system type, size, and amount.  Please call 321-637-5660 and ask to speak with someone about your specific fire system project.
State Surcharge 3% of the building code fee which includes the Application fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater).

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Commercial Minor Improvements and Repairs

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 BASS.    Click to 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 COMMERCIAL:  Minor improvements or repairs such as:
- Electrical wiring, meter can, breaker panel
- HVAC, new or replacement units with or without duct work
- Reroof and skylights
- Gas piping, photovoltaic, or passive water heating or pool heating systems, installation or replacement
Plumbing
Licensed Professionals
  • Electrical
  • General
  • HARV limited or HARV unlimited
  • Limited Energy
  • LP Gas
  • Mechanical
  • Plumbing
  • Roofing
  • Sheet Metal
  • Solar
  • Property owners acting as their own contractor, Owner/Builder, must appear in person as a walk-in customer.
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
Fees:
Disclaimer: The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating total permit fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
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
State Surcharge 3% of the building code fee which includes the Application fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater).
Fire Prevention Review $50.00 + .0033 x the job value. (Based on construction value or Building Value Data Table, whichever value is greater)

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Commercial New Buildings, Additions to Buildings and Structures

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 BASS.    Click to 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 COMMERCIAL:  Construction of new structures.  Exterior addition or change that impacts the footprint of the building, add square footage to the building, or includes stucco over frame.  Can include interior changes.  Includes all sub-trades such as electrical, plumbing, and roofing.
Licensed Professionals
  • Building
  • Fence
  • General      
  • Marine I
  • Marine II
  • Special Structure Aluminum
  • Tower Specialty
  • Property owners acting as their own contractor, Owner/Builder, must appear in person as a walk-in customer.
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
  • Application for Building Permit
  • Owner Builder Application for Contractor Exemption, if you are an Owner/Builder
  • Notice of Commencement required if job value exceeds $2,500.00
    *Note: NOC must be recorded with the Clerk of Courts, then approved by Planning & Development, prior to scheduling inspections.
  • Sub-Contractor Authorization form is required for each subcontractor
  • Copy of site plan approval letter
  • Florida Department of Environmental Health septic permit or approval document, if on septic system             
  • Property survey depicting all existing buildings and improvements, right of ways, easements, etc.
  • Construction documents and plans
Fees:
Disclaimer: The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating total permit fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
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.)
State Surcharge 3% of the building code fee which includes the Application fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater).
Address Assignment $100.00 per address
Fire Prevention $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           
Water Resources Review Varies by project, contact Water Resources Department
Zoning Review $36.00 Flat Fee
Impact Fees Due prior to pre-power or final inspection whichever occurs first.  Click for Impact Fees details.

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Commercial Signs

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 BASS.    Click to 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 COMMERCIAL:  Installation or replacement of signs
Licensed Professionals
  • Building
  • Electrical
  • Electrical Sign
  • General
  • Property owners acting as their own contractor, Owner/Builder, must appear in person as a walk-in customer.
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
Fees:
Disclaimer: The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating total permit fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
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.
State Surcharge 3% of the building code fee which includes the Application fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater).
Zoning Review $210.00 Flat Fee

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Commercial Swimming Pool and Spas

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 BASS.    Click to 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 COMMERCIAL:  Installation of new in-ground pools/spa.  Installation of above-ground pools with depth 24" or greater.
Licensed Professionals
  • General
  • Swimming Pool Commercial
  • Property owners acting as their own contractor, Owner/Builder, must appear in person as a walk-in customer.
We are encouraging all customers to submit required application documents in digital format. For 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.
Required Documents
Fees:
Disclaimer: The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating total permit fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.
Application Processing Fee $25.00 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement $10.00
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.
State Surcharge 3% of the building code fee which includes the Application fee above (or $4.00 whichever is greater).
Fire Prevention $50.00 + .0033 x job value (Based on construction value or Building Value Data Table, whichever value is greater.)
Natural Resources Review $90.00 Base Fee
Zoning Review $210.00 Flat Fee

Planning & Development Department

Viera Government Center
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Building A
Viera, FL 32940

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Department Phone List

 
Email Brevard Planning & Development Director Email Robin DiFabio, AICP, Director
Brevard County Planning and Development Meetings Calendar Meetings Calendar
Driving Directions
Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions
 
Building Code
Office: (321) 633-2072
Inspection: (321) 633-2187
Fax: (321) 633-2087

 
Code Enforcement
Office: (321) 633-2086
Fax: (321) 633-2167
Email: code.enf@brevardcounty.us

 
Contractor Licensing
Office: (321) 633-2058
Fax: (321) 690-6878
Email: contractorlicensing@brevardcounty.us


 
Impact Fees/Central Cashier
Office: (321) 633-2068
Fax: (321) 633-2052
Email: impactfees@brevardcounty.us


 
Land Development
Site Plans & Subdivisions
Office: (321) 633-2065
Fax: (321) 633-2087

 
Zoning
Office: (321) 633-2070
Fax: (321) 633-2152
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