Building Services

 

Howey-in-the-Hills Building Services provides permitting, plan review and inspections for all phases of construction on commercial and residential properties within the town limits of Howey-in-the-Hills. We are always happy to help with any questions you may have.

The process of obtaining a permit for building, electric, plumbing and HVAC is straight forward:

  • Pick-up the building permit application at Town Hall (map) or download from this website under Departments/Forms.
     
  • Fill-in all the required and applicable information for your project and return it to Town Hall (map).
     
  • We will review your application.  If all the paperwork and information has been submitted, we will issue the permit.
         
  • If we have questions or need additional information from you, we will contact you immediately.

Any changes to or on your existing property, such as:

  • additions,
      
  • renovations, 
     
  • decks,
     
  • docks,
     
  • sheds and storage buildings,
     
  • fences,
     
  • signs,
     
  • driveways,
     
  • pools above and in-ground,
     
  • pool enclosures and screen enclosures
     
  • aluminum structures

must have permits and zoning clearance.

All new construction such as single family homes and commercial building construction need permits and zoning clearance.

Fees:

 **EFFECTIVE AS OF JULY 20, 2017**

The following paper sizes will be used in for all Plans and Drawings submitted for review by any Department or Committee of the Town and/or the Town Building Inspector.

  1.  For all new construction, Residential or Commercial, the plans must be printed on Architectural size D paper (24” x 36”) or larger.
  2. For all renovations or alterations and for Pools, Residential or Commercial, the plans must be printed on Architectural size C paper (18” x 24”) or larger.
  3. For Sheds, Fences, Window or Door replacements, etc., Residential or Commercial, the plans must be printed on Architectural size A paper (9” x 12”), or Architectural size B (12” x 18”), or Legal size (8 ½ x 11, or 8 ½ x 14).

 

Ronald E. Frank von Frankenstein
Ronald E. Frank von Frankenstein, CBO (Building Official)
Building Department
 
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