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: Exterior addition that impacts the footprint of, or adds square footage to, one or more units of a multi-family building. Alteration or repair to more than one unit in a multi-family building.
A multi-family building is a townhouse with 3 or more units, a condo building, or an apartment building.
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.
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.
- Application for Building Permit
- Owner Builder Application for Contractor Exemption, if you are an Owner/Builder
- Subcontractor Authorization form is required for each subcontractor
- Landscaping Land Clearing Affidavit
- Florida Department of Environmental Health septic permit or other approval document, if on septic system
- 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.
- Plans – Construction documents signed and sealed by a Florida Registered Architect or Engineer, Florida Product Approvals, truss engineering, etc. (these can be separate documents).
- Plot Plan signed and sealed by a Florida Land Surveyor. 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.