Residential Fence Permit Application

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. 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 Contractor
  • Fence Contractor
  • Residential Contractor

We are encouraging all customers to submit required application 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.

Required Documents

  • Hold Harmless Agreement
  • Land Clearing Affidavit
  • Notice of Commencement (NOC) 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
  • Application for Building Permit


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 Application Processing Fee is due at application submittal for both on-line and walk-in applications.
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement$10.00
Building Code$34.00 Flat Fee
Florida State Surcharge F.S. 468.631 BCA$2.00
Florida State Surcharge F.S. 553.721 FBC$2.00
Land Development Review$15.00 Flat Fee
Natural Resources Review$15.00 Flat Fee
Zoning Review$14.00 Flat Fee

All Permit Types

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