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Please Note: You must have a valid license associated with your Citizen Access account in order to apply for this Building Permit. Please navigate to the Account Management section and use the “Add License” button to request the connection of a license to your account. You may apply for this permit once your request has been validated by Pinellas County staff, a process that may take up to 24 hours.

  • All permits applied in error are NON - REFUNDABLE.
  • Express permits are standalone and cannot be combined together for a larger project. If the permit type is not on the list below, please visit our office and submit a paper combination permit application or send by mail.
    Questions? Contact us by email or at 727-464-3888
  • Private provider permits must be mailed in to or in applied for in person at the Building and Development Review Services Department. There is a $600 minimum fee.
  • Express permits can be applied for online for the following areas: Unincorporated Pinellas County, Belleair Shore, Indian Rocks Beach, Oldsmar, and Safety Harbor.
  • All Belleair Beach and Belleair Bluffs express permit applications must include a pre-approval letter from their respective city. Alternately, permits can be applied for in-person at our offices and must include the pre-approval letters.
  • Only the following Express permits are available online.
    • Garage Doors
    • Siding/Stucco/Soffit & Fasci
    • Windows/Doors/Shutters (Attachments Required for Plan Review prior to issuance)
    • Water Heaters (All types)
    • Electrical-Pool-Heat Pump Only
    • Electrical Re-Cert/Restore Power
    • Electrical Service Change - 1 Or 2 Family Only
    • Gas-Change of LP Gas Supplier (no new exterior underground piping or new tanks)
    • Gas Appliance Change out
    • Mechanical-AC and Furnace Change Outs/AC Duct Replacement
    • Plumbing Emergency Sewer/Water Service REPLACEMENT ONLY
    • Plumbing Interior Only BLDG Drain Replacement
    • Plumbing Cure in Place Pipe Liner System
    • Plumbing Fixture Replacement Res/Comm
    • Plumbing Re-pipe Water Distribution (no exterior work)
    • Plumbing Shower Pan (Plumbing Only) Tub to Shower Conversion
    • Plumbing Water Conditioners/Softeners
    • Refrigeration-Refrigeration Eq C/O
    • Roofing Flat/Shingle/Tile/Roofing
    • Roofing Metal (Requires S&S Engineering) (Attachments Required for Plan Review prior to issuance)

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