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Do I need a permit for building construction work?
Generally, the Florida Building Code requires a permit for electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fire protection and building construction work other than minor repairs. If you are unsure if a permit is required, please contact the Building/Fire Safety Division at (407) 571-8433.

Building Permits & Inspections

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1. Do I need a permit for building construction work?
2. Do I need a permit to install a new fence?
3. Do I need a permit to replace a fence?
4. Do I need a permit to paint?
5. Can a homeowner/building owner pull their own permit?
6. How long is a permit valid for?
7. How much does a building permit cost?
8. What happens if I don’t get a permit for work requiring a permit?
9. What codes have been adopted by the City?
10. Are the Florida Building Code and Florida Fire Prevention Code online?
11. Has the City of Altamonte Springs adopted any technical amendments to the Florida Building/Fire Prevention Codes?
12. How long does it take for a plan review?
13. Can I start work on a project before my plan is reviewed?
14. Can a homeowner submit their own hand drawn plans for a residential project?
15. Is an architect or engineer required?
16. Do I need to provide a letter of approval from my Homeowner’s or Condominium Association with my building permit application?
17. What is the minimum wind speed design in the City of Altamonte Springs?
18. Are the wind-borne debris provisions of the Florida Building Code applicable in the City of Altamonte Springs?
19. What does a contractor need to do in order to pull a permit in Altamonte Springs?
20. Who do I call to get an inspection?
21. Can I pull a permit online?
22. What should I be aware of if I am hiring a contractor?
23. How do I file a complaint against a contractor?