Building Department

NOTE: New Inspection Results Site Under Construction. New system coming in April 2018.

NOTE: No Permits will be processed after 3:30 p.m.

Inspections

Request Building Permit Inspection(s)

(Click link above to fill out electronic form)


Building Permits - General Information
Applications for Building Permits can be submitted and picked up Monday - Friday from 8 am - 4 pm.  

Please allow 2-3 days following the submission of all required paperwork for permit to be completed.  If plan reviews are required, the permit could take a week or more to issue.  (A/C Change outs, Water heater replacements, minor Mechanical, Electric service and Plumbing repairs and exterior painting can all be done over the counter if time permits) 
  
All information may be faxed for processing, 727-595-2352.  However, originals (where required) must be provided when the permit is picked up and faxes are limited to 10 pages or less. 
   
The Town of Indian Shores requires the following information to issue a permit:  

ALL CONTRACTORS MUST HAVE A CURRENT REGISTRATION WITH THE PCCLB REGARDLESS OF STATE OR COUNTY LICENSE

1.  Completed permit applications need to be signed by the license holder or authorized agent. (Letter of approval needed)
2.  Copy of signed contract between the property owner and the contractor showing the valuation of work to be performed. 
3.  If valuation of work to be performed exceeds $2,500 ($7,500 for mechanical) a Notice of Commencement must be recorded with Pinellas County and a copy must be submitted with the permit application or before the 1st inspection. 
4.  Three copies of drawings and/or plans (signed and sealed, if required) pertinent to the work being performed.

No permit will be issued if any of the above information is omitted. 

INDIAN SHORES DOES NOT USE SUBCONTRACTOR CARDS.  THE PERMIT APPLICATION FOR YOUR TRADE WILL NEED TO BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED PRIOR TO SCHEDULING FOR ANY SUBCONTRACTOR INSPECTIONS.

All inspections are scheduled Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 10:00 AM AND 3:00 PM. The cut off time to be put on the next day Inspection Schedule is 3:00 PM.  You can call (727) 517-3940, leave the permit number, type of inspection required, and requested date. You can schedule inspections on line by clicking the BUILDING PERMIT INSPECTION link at the top of the page and follow instructions.  

FAILED INSPECTIONS WILL BE CHARGED A $25 RE-INSPECTION FEE AND MUST BE PAID BEFORE ANOTHER INSPECTION CAN BE SCHEDULED.

Contact Us

  1. 19305 Gulf Boulevard
    Indian Shores, FL. 33785
    727-517-3940
    Fax: 727-595-2352
    buildingofficial@myindianshores.com






Department Staff

Steve Tetlak, C.B.O.   
Building Official
buildingofficial@myindianshores.com

Sarah Mauter
Building Clerk
smauter@myindianshores.com

Report Unlicensed Contractors

The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) recently launched the "Report Unlicensed Activity" function within the DBPR Mobile app, allowing consumers to report unlicensed activity real time.

In addition to the mobile app, you can also report unlicensed activity to DBPR by:

Unlicensed activity is against the law and can cause physical and financial harm. Check to make sure that those who you hire to work on your home hold the proper licensed(s).

Dangers of Hiring an Unlicensed Person

Report Unlicensed Contractors with the DBPR Mobile App.