Residential New One and Two Family Residences 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: 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 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.


  • 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;
  • 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


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
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
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
Zoning Review$36.00 Base Fee
Water Resources ReviewVaries by project, contact Water Resources Department
Impact FeesDue prior to pre-power or final inspection whichever occurs first. Impact Fees details.

All Permit Types

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