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FAQ's

Frequently asked questions regarding building and construction permits.

No need to worry! Our updates and review memos inform you on the status of your permit. Not to mention, our close relationships at each municipality promises to have your permit back on track in no time. Suncoast Permits specializes in solving unforeseen hurdles during the review process.

What jobs or projects require a permit?

Starting work or construction without first obtaining the appropriate permit is a costly and avoidable mistake that will come back to haunt you with fines, red tape, and headaches. Few know that even removing a tree from your property may require a permit.

Suncoast Permits will consult with you on your scope of work to help you determine whether your project will require a permit, then work with you to guarantee all requirements are met to submit your permit. We are in the business of helping you save time and money!

How long will it take to get my permit?

Permit review times vary based on the municipality and the type of permit. However, regardless of the permit type and municipality, Suncoast Permits will expedite your paperwork and ensure you obtain your approved permit in a timely manner.

What do I need to submit for my permit?

Generally, most municipalities require roughly the same information and documents including building plans, site plan, and energy calculations. For example, where one county may require truss engineering and layout, another may not.

Do not be overwhelmed! Our team will help you determine exactly what you will need at the time of submission and provide you with the specifics.

What if my permit is denied or delayed?

No need to worry! Our updates and review memos inform you on the status of your permit. Not to mention, our close relationships at each municipality promises to have your permit back on track in no time. Suncoast Permits specializes in solving unforeseen hurdles during the review process.

How much will my permit cost?

Permit fees vary from place to place as well as size and type of project. Typically, you can expect your permit to include review fees, issuance fees, utility fees, and impact fees. A member of our team will be better able to advise you of the estimated cost of your permit once we consult with you on the permit type and location of your project.

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