Residential Minor Improvements and Repairs 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

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 Contractor
  • Drywall Contractor
  • General Contractor
  • Residential Contractor
  • 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 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.

Documents

  • Application for Building Permit
  • Owner Builder Application for Contractor Exemption, if you are an Owner/Builder
  • Notice of Commencement (NOC) 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
  • Construction documents and plans

Fees

The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating total permit fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.

Associated Fees with This Permit Application
TypeAmount
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.
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

All Permit Types

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