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You can apply for a building permit by submitting the Building Permit Application (located on the forms & application page) along with the required pdf documents to the Building Division via email at ePermits@hollywoodfl.org.
Yes, as long as you own the one-family or two-family residence, and the residence is used for your own use or occupancy. You cannot sell your house or duplex for one year after having a final inspection on any Owner builder permit. Additional restrictions may apply. Please review Florida Statutes 489.503 (6) for additional information.
The certificates of insurance or exemption must show the City of Hollywood as the certificate holder.
Please note that all resubmitted plans with corrections / or changes are also subject to the maximum 30 working days and are re-reviewed in date order.
Prior to submitting the request form to obtain a CO or CC, all inspections must be “PF” – Passed Full and the permit must be in closed status.
Yes, the permit card or a copy of it must be displayed during the hours of work in progress and available to the inspector for all inspections.
No, but you need to complete a registration form with the City (available at through the Finance Department) and we will forward the information to the Police Department.
Yes. Please visit our security alarm registration page for a list of fees.
Submit a letter of transmittal to the applicable discipline with the revision and all supporting documents.
All documents are required to be submitted digitally. One copy is needed- unless otherwise requested by the Plan Examiner. After review and approval a digital copy will be emailed, when the permit is issued.
The City of Hollywood follows the follows the Florida Building Code 7th Edition(2020) with the Broward County Administrative Provisions and is located in the High Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ) with all structures considered in Exposure Category C, unless Exposure Category D applies, as defined in Section 26.7 of ASCE 7.
An approved tree removal permit from Engineering Division is required for all properties.
All permit applications must be signed and notarized. If the permit is being applied for by an owner-builder, then the property owner will have to sign and notarize the permit application. If there is a qualifying contractor doing the work- the property owner's signature is not required, the permit application will only need the contractor's notarized signature.