Posted on Thursday, April 26th, 2018

If you are working with real estate in Florida or need a permit for a construction project, the process will depend on the type of property, although it is the same process in many ways.
Different Types of Residential and Commercial Permits for Orlando Real Estate:

  • Demolition Permits
  • Building Permits
  • Electrical Permits
  • Mechanical Permits
  • Plumbing Permits
  • Permits for Site Work
  • Accessory Structures

There are many things that you should know in order to go about getting any type of building permit. Our Orlando Real Estate Lawyers will be able to help you determine what permits and necessary paperwork is needed.

In order to obtain a permit for a building….

  1. Download a permit application. You can get a permit application for the city of Orlando online. Determine whether your property is residential or commercial.
  2. Fill out the application information, which is going to include the property address and folio number that identifies the property. Select the permit type, as well as type of permit request.
  3. Give a description of the work that needs to be carried out on the property, as well as the names of the parties who are responsible, such as the contractor, property owner, structural engineer, et cetera.
  4. Sign and submit the forms and pay any upfront fees to the building department. You will also need to submit plans and wait for the plan review process to conclude.
  5. Be prepared for your plan to go through more than one review, and you may have to fix problems with them in certain situations.
  6. Visit the Building Department of Orlando in order to pay any remaining fees and collect your permit.

If you still have doubts about anything related to building permits in Florida, you should consider talking to an Orlando Real Estate Attorney. We have the background to help you determine the best course of action.

Notable Orlando Real Estate Lawyers at Nishad Khan P.L., will be able to answer any questions that you may have about the process of obtaining a building permit. Contact us today!