Only owner occupied single family residence may do work requiring permits on their own property. The residential property owner will also need to fill out an "Owner / Occupant Affidavit" statement prior to the issuance of a permit.
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Plans, drawings and specifications may be prepared by anyone for the following projects:
It is your responsibility to insure inspections at specific times during construction are requested. You may have your contractor make the call, but it is still your responsibility, as the property owner, to make sure the inspections are made.
To learn about requirements, requests, and guidelines, view our Building Inspections page.
Contractors are required to be licensed by the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board (PCCLB). You can verify a contractors' license complaints by calling:
The value of a job is what it would cost to hire a contractor to do the work. See our tables on common fees.