The Building section is responsible for the safety and welfare of the general public by ensuring that the review and inspection of permitted activity is in compliance with the Florida Building Code, State Statutes, and local ordinances.
This section is comprised of Contractor Licensing, Plans Review/Permit/Inspections and Floodplain Management. read on Building
Contractor Licensing ensures only qualified contractors perform construction work in Manatee County. Information about the requirements for contractor licensing and registration is available through links in this section. read on Contractor Licensing
Permitting reviews permit packages, processes permit applications and issues building permits. read on Permitting
Floodplain Management helps to ensure building permits and development applications comply with floodplain management regulations. read on Floodplain Management
Provides for the protection of the public through the review of building plans to ensure compliance with adopted codes and standards.
read on Plans Review
Inspection services provides professional inspections for all trades and disciplines that are required under permit in the County, including structural, gas, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, as well as compliance with community codes for manufacturing housing and mobile homes. read on Inspections
Visit our FAQs area to learn about the Florida Building Code, the importance of hiring a licensed contractor and whether a permit is required for your home improvement project. read on Frequently Asked Questions