BDRS Forms & Permit Applications

Service Area: Unincorporated Pinellas County

Complete the following forms to apply for a permit:

  • Central Permit Form — Use for Express owner builder permits. Owner/Builder means that the Owner will be performing the construction listed on the permit form. Form is an in person application, please see service hours. Persons with disabilities may contact our Office of Human Rights by calling (727) 464-4880 or by Email for additional assistance with this document. Incomplete forms will be returned to the applicant.
  • Protected Address Form — Use for properties with protected addresses. Form may be emailed, mailed in or dropped off during service hours. Persons with disabilities may contact our Office of Human Rights by calling (727) 464-4880 or by Email for additional assistance with this document. Incomplete forms will be returned to the applicant.
  • Sub-Contractor List — For the primary contractor to list the major trade sub-contractors for a job. This form must be submitted to Building Services and processed in order to activate and allow inspections for those trades. Submit upload to the portal or via email to Building@pinellas.gov.
  • Habitat Permit Form — Use for properties with protected addresses conducting new construction or exterior work. This permit is required for all ground work or tree removal.
  • Right of Way Utilization Form — For properties with protected addresses with projects proposed in the County right of way, such as new or replacement driveways, sidewalks, sewer or water connections, and temporary access.

Certification

Checklists

Forms, Letters, Requirements and Procedures

To be filled out by the appropriate contractor and given to Building Services.

Permit Applications

Window and Door Replacement Permits and Impact Shutter Permits

Window and Door Replacement Permits and Impact Shutter Install Permits are available through the Pinellas County Access Portal.

These online permit types are available to licensed contractors only.

Window and Door Replacement Permits and Impact Shutter Install Permits can be submitted online, but they do require review and approval prior to permit issuance.  The following submission form is required, and will need to be attached to your online submission (at Step 4: Supporting Documentation) or submitted with your CPF when applying for a permit in person.

When applicable, based on the FBC-Existing Building, you can apply for a permit using the Opening Protection Exemption (25% existing glazing rule). Use the following form:

If you need additional help or information with your application, you can call us at ( (727) 464-3888 to get an example of a completed Window / Door Replacement Permit Form and Layout Diagram, as well as the Window/Door Permit Reference Guide.

Requests for:

  • After Hours Inspection — To request a building inspection outside the normal business hours of Building Services.
  • Schedule an Inspection — All inspection requests are made through our automated telephone system. To access this system, you will need your record/permit number and inspection code.
  • Temporary Power — For commercial construction. Allows energizing a building for a limited period of time to test equipment, such as refrigeration, or to test and balance the A/C system.

Maintenance Bonds: