At their November 15, 2022 meeting, the Board of County Commissioners waived building permit and plan review fees related to the repair and reconstruction of commercial and residential structures that sustained damage directly from Hurricanes Ian and Nicole. Permit fee waiver requirements can be found on the Hurricane Damage Permit Fee Waiver Information and Affidavit.
Homeowners and contractors need to be vigilant about getting repairs made quickly and correctly to storm damaged properties in the aftermath of a declared emergency. To further assist in the review process, please notate on the submitted application form that the work is related to storm damage.
Effective October 1, 2022, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation executed Executive Order Number 23-21 extending Executive Order 22-218 to make it easier for roofing work to be performed by certain contractors that are already licensed by the State of Florida.