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Building Permit and Inspection Utilization Report

Building Permit and Inspection Utilization Report

Section 553.80 (7) (b) of the Florida Statues requires local governments create a building permit and inspection utilization report to be posted on the local government’s website. The information in the report shall be derived from relevant information available in the most recently completed financial audit. The report shall include:

Direct and indirect costs incurred by the local government to enforce the Florida Building Code:

  • Personnel service costs, including salary and related employees benefit costs incurred by the local government to enforce the Florida Building code:   $465,482
  • Operating expenditures and expenses:   $3,504,403

Permit and Inspection Utilization Information:

  • Number of building permit applications submitted:   3,259
  • Number of building permits issued or approved:   3,113
  • Number of building inspections and re-inspections requested:   16,090
  • Number of building inspections and re-inspections conducted: 16,090
  • Number of building inspections conducted by a private provider:  0
  • Number of audits conducted by the local government of private provider building inspections:   0
  • Number of personnel dedicated by the local government to enforce the Florida Building Code, issue building permits, and conduct inspections:   7

Other permissible activities for enforcing the Florida Building Code as described in Section 553.80 (7) (a) 1 of the Florida Statutes:

  • Fire inspection of new structures: 2,530

Revenue Information:

  • Revenue derived from fees pursuant to Section 553.80 (7) (a) of the Florida Statutes:   $2,493,895
  • Revenue derived from fines pursuant to Section 553.80 (7) (a) of the Florida Statutes:   $0
  • When applicable, investment earnings from the local government’s investment of revenue derived from fees and fines pursuant to Section 553.80 (7) (a) of the Florida Statutes:   $80,099
  • Balances carried forward by the local government pursuant to Section 553.80 (7) (a) of the Florida Statutes:   $811,895
  • Balances refunded by the local government pursuant to Section 553.80 (7) (a) of the Florida Statutes:   $0 
  • Revenue derived from other sources, including local government general revenue:   $0