The new 7th Edition Florida Building Code became effective on January 1, 2021.
All submittals made on or after January 1, 2021 must meet the new Florida Building Codes.
The new 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 https://codes.iccsafe.org/content/FLBC2020P1
For questions regarding the Florida Building Code, please call the West Melbourne Building Department at (321) 837-7776 or email firstname.lastname@example.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. You can also pay online for permits and re-inspection fees with a credit/debit card or with an electronic check by using the following link
Inspections are continuing as normal. Inspections must be called in Monday through Friday by 4:45 p.m. to be placed on the next business day’s schedule.
See below for the current, fill-able applications. All applications submitted MUST have a notarized qualifier signature. A contract or estimate signed by the property owner can be used in lieu of their notarized signature on the application.
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.
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 State license or county competency
- Business tax receipt or local license
- Current workers comp policy COI with City of West Melbourne listed as a certificate holder or current workers comp exemption
- Current general liability policy COI with City of West Melbourne listed as a certificate holder