SUWANNEE COUNTY, FL
BUILDING DEPARTMENT
Services Provided

1- ENFORCE THE FLORIDA BUILDING CODE 5TH EDITION 2014 (EFFECTIVE DATE  JUNE 30, 2015)

2- INSPECTIONS

        To schedule an inspection please call 386-364-3407 or 386-208-1606

        To check the inspection schedule visit the Inspections Section of the web site

3- Violation or Permit record search

4- Permitting residential and commercial buildings,  newly constructed as well as remodels

5- Plan review of residential and commercial buildings newly constructed,  remodels and additions

6- Inspection of all residential and commercial permits

7- Issue Certificates of Occupancy


Suwannee County Building Dept. Permit Fees as of (OCT. 2015)


MINIMUM PERMIT FEE - ALL CATEGORIES:
        $100.00 State Surcharge $4.00

MOBILE HOME - Expires 12 months after issue
       $325.00 (includes electrical, plumbing & mechanical)

RECREATIONAL VEHICLES - (Travel Trailers/Motorhomes/Campers/Park Models, etc.) Expires 12 months after issue
       $250.00 (includes electrical, plumbing & mechanical)

SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING - (includes MODULARS) - Expires 12 months after issue
       Thirty-Two (32) cents per square foot of habitable floor area
       Eighteen (18) cents per square foot non-habitable floor area (porches/garages/carports)
       State Surcharge is 3% of permit fee, minimum $4.00 (includes electrical, plumbing & mechanical)

REMODELING PERMIT FEE - Expires 12 months after issue
       $100.00 for the first $1,000.00 of value plus $3.00 per each additional $1,000.00 (or any portion thereof).
       State Surcharge is 3% of permit fee, minimum $4.00

ROOFING PERMIT FEE - Expires 12 months after issue
       Commercial Fee: $100.00 for the first $1,000.00 of the contract price and $3.00 for each additional $1,000.00
       of contract price (or any portion thereof). State Surcharge is 3% of permit fee, minimum $4.00
 
       Residential Fee: $100.00 for the first $1,000.00 of the contract price and $3.00 for each additional $1,000.00
       of contract price (or any portion thereof).  State Surcharge is 3% of permit fee, minimum $4.00

PLUMBING PERMIT FEE - Expires 12 months after issue
       $100.00 for the first $1,000.00 of value plus $3.00 per each additional $1,000.00
       (or any portion thereof). State Surcharge is 3% of permit fee, minimum $4.00

ELECTRICAL PERMIT FEE - Expires 12 months after issue
       $100.00 for the first $1,000.00 of value plus $3.00 per each additional $1,000.00
       (or any portion thereof). State Surcharge is 3% of permit fee, minimum $4.00

MECHANICAL PERMIT FEE - Expires 12 months after issue
       100.00 for the first $1,000.00 of value plus $3.00 per each additional $1,000.00 (or any portion thereof).
       State Surcharge is 3% of permit fee, minimum $4.00

DEMOLITION OF BUILDING OR STRUCTURE PERMIT FEE - Expires 6 months after issue
       $100.00

COMMERCIAL BUILDING PERMIT FEE - Expires 12 months after issue
       Thirty-Two (32) cents per square foot of habitable floor area
       Eighteen (18) cents per square foot non-habitable floor area (walkways, etc.)
       State Surcharge is 3% of permit fee, minimum $4.00


FIRE REVIEW - COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS:
       Three (3) cents per square foot - 5,000 and less. Over 5,000 square feet follow chart:

       A.           0 -   5,000 sq. ft. = $.03 per sq. ft.
       B.   5,001 - 10,000 sq. ft. = 'A' + .015 sq. ft. over 5,000
       C. 10,001 - 20,000 sq. ft. = 'A' + 'B' plus .01 sq. ft. over 10,000
       D. 20,001 - 40,000 sq. ft. = 'A' + 'B' + 'C' plus .0075 sq. ft. over 20,000
       E. 40,001 sq. ft. plus        = 'A' + 'B' + 'C' + 'D' plus .005 sq. ft. over 40,000

RELOCATION PERMIT FEE - Expires 12 months after issue
       $300.00 plus State Surcharge is 3% of permit fee, minimum $4.00

SWIMMING POOL PERMIT FEES - Expires 12 months after issue
       Concrete or permanent wall pools (residential/commercial/public pool) $100.00 for the first
       $1,000.00 of value plus $3.00 per each additional $1,000.00 (or any portion thereof).
       State Surcharge is 3% of permit fee, minimum $4.00

REINSPECTION FEE:
       $35.00 for first reinspection
       $50.00 for second and all thereafter

SERVICE CHARGE - SPECIAL ASSESSMENT PER RESIDENCE:

       Residential Fire $100.00 yearly
       Solid Waste Disposal - $130.00 yearly
The Above Special Assessment fees are pro-rated on a monthly basis for remainder of the year.

911 Addressing Fee - $30.00

Driveway Application Fee - $15.00 IF YOUR DRIVE ACCESS COMES OFF ONE OF THE FOLLOWING STATE ROADS PLEASE ADVISE OFFICE PERSONNEL. IT WILL BE NECESSARY FOR YOU TO FILE AN APPLICATION WITH THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION - 27, 51, 90, 129, 247, 49 SOUTH OF 27