Do I Need a Building Permit?

Per the Chapter 1 of the Florida Building Code:


Any owner or owner’s authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any impact-resistant coverings, electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by this code, or to cause any such work to be performed, shall first make application to the building official and obtain the required permit.

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1. What are the watering regulations for my address?
2. If I rent my residential property in Ponce Inlet, is a permit required?
3. What is the annual cost of a dwelling rental permit?
4. Does the Town require any other items relating to obtaining a rental permit?
5. What are the restrictions associated with renting my property?
6. I think my neighbor’s house is being rented out short-term. (VRBO, Airbnb, etc.). Is this allowed?
7. What are the restrictions associated with working on motor vehicles?
8. How long can I keep a recreational vehicle on my property?
9. What are the rules for having political/election signs in my yard?
10. What are the restrictions on corner lot visibility?
11. Where can I put my yard debris for pickup?
12. Where can I put my yard debris for pickup?
13. How do I properly maintain the exterior of my house? (Wall, Fence, Driveway, Sidewalk Maintenance)
14. What are the safety requirements for pools?
15. Do I Need a Building Permit?
16. My landlord has not fixed my building issue for weeks and I’m afraid I’m in violation. What can I do?
17. How do I get a code enforcement lien against my property released?