IMPORTANT NEWS - Effective January 1, 2021, the 2020 Florida Building Code (7th Edition) will go into effect in the Town of Indian Shores. All permits applied for on or after that date will be reviewed and inspected under that code.
The 2020 Building Code can be inspected on the Florida Building Code webpage.
TOWN OF INDIAN SHORES
Temporary Procedures for Permits and Inspections
Due to the COVID-19 / Coronavirus situation in Pinellas County, and in keeping with the directives by the County concerning social distancing, the Town will be incorporating the following temporary procedures for building department operations, effective Monday, March 23, 2020, until further notice.
Permit applications and supporting documents may be submitted via the Town Library Book Depository at the front entry to Town Municipal Center Building.
Permits may also be submitted via email, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ensure that all applications include a valid email address and phone number for the applicant.
Permits will be reviewed, and when approved, a permit placard will be sent to the applicant via the email address provided.
If permit is denied, applicant will be notified via the email address or phone number and given instructions for completion of the application.
To request an inspection:
- Go to www.myindianshores.com and click on the link for the Building Department under the Town Government menu.
- Click on the link for Request Building Permit Inspections.
- Click on Building Inspection Request.
- Follow the directions to submit your request. Be sure to include your contact information.
Inspections may also be requested via the email address above, or by calling (727)-474-7786.
Permits may be payed with a credit card, over the phone or by mailing a check to:
Indian Shores Building Department - 19305 Gulf Blvd. - Indian Shores, FL 33785
NOTE: Inspections will be limited to exterior work, or unoccupied buildings which can be accessed without passing through occupied spaces.
The Building Official will be available via telephone at 941-662-7748, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM.
Applications for Building Permits can be submitted and picked up Monday - Friday from 8 am - 3:30 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.
ALL CONTRACTORS MUST HAVE A CURRENT REGISTRATION WITH THE PCCLB REGARDLESS OF STATE OR COUNTY LICENSE
No permit will be issued if any of the above information is omitted.