The 7th Edition Florida Building Code became effective on January 1, 2021.
All submittals must meet the 7th Edition of the Florida Building Codes.
The Florida Building Code contains substantial updates from the previous edition that will affect both residential and commercial projects. Notable updates include changes to roofing and wind load requirements and energy conservation standards. The 7th Edition Florida Building Code is available online at codes.iccsafe.org .
Payment is due after plans examination has been completed. There are no upfront fees due at permit submission time. Payment for permits and re-inspection fees can be can be made by cash, check or credit card at the Building Department or pay online using the following link:
Inspections must be called in Monday through Friday by 3:30 p.m. to be placed on the next business day’s schedule.
See below for the current, fillable applications. All applications submitted MUST have a notarized qualifier signature. A contract or estimate signed by the property owner can be used but a notarized property owner signature is preferred.
Please call (321) 837-7776 ext. 2612 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.
All contractors and sub-contractors must be registered with the City of West Melbourne. Please complete the online form using the links below.
- Copy of Florida state license and/or county competency card
- BTR (Business Tax Receipt) or local license
- Current workers comp policy COI (Certificate of Insurance) with City of West Melbourne listed as a certificate holder or current workers comp exemption certificate.
- Current general liability policy COI (Certificate of Insurance) with City of West Melbourne listed as a certificate holder.