How do I apply for a permit?
You can apply for a building permit by submitting the Building Permit Application (located on the forms & application page) along with the required documents at the Building Division Permitting Welcome Window or in the drop box located at City Hall.

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1. When do I need to get a building permit?
2. How do I apply for a permit?
3. As a contractor, what documents are required to register with the city?
4. How long will it take to issue my permit?
5. Can I apply for an Owner-Builder Permit?
6. Can I make changes to my permit after it has been issued?
7. Do I have to display my permit card?
8. Can I replace my screen with impact windows and doors?
9. Do I need a Soil Bearing Certificate for my addition?
10. Do I need approval from my Homeowner's Association (HOA)?
11. Do I need to install smoke detectors in my existing house when doing an addition?
12. Do I need a permit to enclose a patio or carport with an existing roof?
13. Do I need a permit to replace my fence with the same fence?
14. Does my Building Permit expire?
15. Does my permit application expire if not issued?
16. Do I need a permit to replace my screen enclosure?
17. Do I need to register the alarm with the Sheriff's Department?
18. Is there a fee for the burglar alarm registration?
19. How do I make changes to my permit while it is still under review?
20. Do my plans need to be signed and sealed by an Architect / Engineer?
21. How many copies are required?
22. How do I know if my contractor obtained a Building Permit?
23. If I file a special inspector form, why can't the City inspector do my inspection?
24. Is a permit still required for a wireless alarm / battery operated alarm?
25. What Building Code is used in the City of Hollywood?
26. When do I need a tree permit?
27. What documents do I need to obtain a permit for additions / renovations?
28. Do I need a permit to do landscaping?
29. What signatures are required on my application?
30. Why do I need an electrical permit when enclosing my patio?
31. Why do I need to electrically bond metal located near the edge of a swimming pool?
32. Why do I need an electrical permit if I am only installing a fan, outlet or switch?