Licenses and Permits

Before fixing up your home or property, make sure you or your contractor have the necessary permits and licenses.

Always hire a licensed contractor. It’s the law.

Apply for a Building Permit

Building permit applications should be submitted using the Pinellas County Access Portal. Use the button below, then follow these steps: Check your…

Add a Subcontractor

This form is required prior to permit issuance and must be submitted and signed by the Primary Contractor (permit holder) or an…

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Apply for a Permit, Pay Fees, Schedule an Inspection in Access Portal

Step-by-step instructions on how to apply for a permit, pay fees and schedule an inspection in Pinellas County Access Portal.

Searching for a Record with Account in Access Portal

Step-by-step instructions for how to search for a record with a Pinellas County Access Portal account.

Searching for a Record without an Account in Access Portal

Step-by-step instructions for how to search for a record without a Pinellas County Access Portal account.

Upload a Verification Document in Access Portal

Step-by-step instructions on how to upload a document attachment for verification in Pinellas County Access Portal.

Consumer Protection – Contracting

The following construction and home improvement contractors are required to be licensed or registered with the Pinellas Construction Licensing Board: Contractors: Alarm…

Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board

PCCLB CONTRACTOR CLASSIFICATIONS The following definitions adopted 6/17/04 by reference to Chapter 489.105, Florida Statutes, updated November 15, 2021: CONTRACTOR (Construction Industry…

Picking a Contractor

If you are planning to have work done that requires a building permit, it’s important to select a qualified contractor to perform…

Tips for Choosing a Contractor

Choosing a contractor for a home improvement project can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips to help you. Verify that the…

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Living Shorelines Program

Protect Your Property & Help the Environment Living shorelines use natural elements such as oyster reefs, marsh grasses and mangroves to protect......

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Check Building Permit Status Without a Contractor’s License

Residents without a contractor's license can use these instructions to check the status of building permits in the Pinellas County Access Portal....

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Window / Door Replacement and/or Impact Shutter Permit Form and Layout Diagram

PDF form to apply for a permit to replace a window or door and/or install an impact shutter. A Layout Diagram that identifies and locates each replacement Window/Door or Shutter install must be provided with this Permit Form....

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Pay a Fee in Access Portal

Step-by-step instructions to pay a fee in the Pinellas County Access Portal....

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Searching for a Record with Account in Access Portal

Step-by-step instructions for how to search for a record with a Pinellas County Access Portal account....

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Searching for a Record without an Account in Access Portal

Step-by-step instructions for how to search for a record without a Pinellas County Access Portal account....

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Upload a Verification Document in Access Portal

Step-by-step instructions on how to upload a document attachment for verification in Pinellas County Access Portal....

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Create an Account in Access Portal

Step-by-step instructions on how to register for a new user account in Pinellas County Access Portal....

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Link a License to an Existing Account in Access Portal

Step-by-step instructions on how to link a license to an existing account in Pinellas County Access Portal....

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Make Revisions to an Existing Record in Access Portal

Step-by-step instructions to make revisions to an existing record with a Pinellas County access Portal account....

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