Residential SFR - Duplex New Permit Application

Application requires review by county staff. Contractors, who are registered online users, can apply online, upload documents, monitor application progress, schedule inspections, 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

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
  • Residential Contractor
  • Property owners acting as their own contractor, Owner/Builder, must appear in person

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
  • Subcontractor Authorization form is required for each subcontractor
  • Potable Water Service Capacity Availability Certificate or Reservation Certificate
  • Landscaping Land Clearing Affidavit
  • Florida Department of Environmental Health septic permit or 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, 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).
  • Energy Calculations - Completed Energy Calculation forms, “Manual J” for HVAC equipment sizing, and Energy Performance Level (EPL) Display Card
  • Florida Product Approval documents for all exterior doors, windows, overhead garage doors, and skylights
  • 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.

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 Due at application submittal
Unlicensed Contractor Activity Enforcement$10.00 Due at application submittal
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
Utilities ReviewVaries by project, contact Utility Services Department
Impact FeesDue prior to pre-power or final inspection whichever occurs first. Impact Fees details.

All Permit Types

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