Permit Process

Permit Submission

City Hall is closed to the public effective Monday, July 13th. There will be drop boxes located next to the front doors for drop off and pick up of permits. Please call prior to arrival for permit packets to be placed into the pickup container.

Inspections are continuing as normal. Inspections must be called in Monday through Friday by 4:00 p.m. to be placed on the next business day’s schedule.

Fence and mechanical permit applications can be emailed in to: buildingpermits@westmelbourne.org

Any other permits, such as screen rooms, windows/doors/shutters, solar, fire alarm/sprinklers, or new builds, will need to be dropped off or mailed in to City Hall. 

See below for the current, fill-able applications. All applications need to be signed and notarized by the property owner and the qualifier. A contract or estimate signed by the property owner can be used in lieu of a notarized signature on the application.

Payment is due after plans examination has been completed. There are no upfront fees due at permit submission time. Payment can be made with cash, check or by using the credit card authorization form. Email the authorization form to buildingpermits@westmelbourne.org

Please call (321) 837-7776 with any questions or concerns regarding permitting.

To check the status of a permit submitted, for a permit search or to find inspection results please click here. 

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PERMIT APPLICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Plan Review

Our professional plan review staff is responsible for reviewing the plans submitted to permitting of both residential and commercial development. The primary function of the Plan Review section is to safeguard the public health, safety and general welfare through structural strength, means of egress, stability, conservation and fire protection.

Permit applications and construction plans are reviewed to verify that the proposed construction complies both with the City ordinances and the Florida Building Code. Our plan review staff is on duty and available for questions between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Permit Approval

When the permit has been approved, the plans examiner will determine the appropriate fees, and the permit will be issued after payment has been processed. 

Permit Fee Schedule

Payment can be made with cash, check or by using the credit card authorization form. Email the authorization form to buildingpermits@westmelbourne.org

Construction Inspections

Our professional inspection staff is responsible for conducting inspections on all permitted construction projects, residential and commercial. The primary function of the inspectors is to safeguard the public health, safety and general welfare. This is accomplished by verification that the construction was completed as specified in the submitted plans and is in substantial compliance with the Florida Building Code.

Operations

Our inspection hours are between 7 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. and our inspection staff is normally available for questions between 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Please call 321-837-7776 to schedule inspections.