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Main City Number / Customer Service
(386) 986-2360

Animal Control
(386) 986-2520
Building Insp. & Permits
(386) 986-3780
Business Tax Office
(386) 986-3766
Code Enforcement
(386) 986-3764
Communications & Marketing
(386) 986-3708
(386) 986-3723
Human Resources
(386) 986-3718
Fire (Non-Emergency)
(386) 986-2300
(386) 986-3730
Parks & Recreation
(386) 986-2323

Flagler County Info Line
(386) 313-4111
Flagler County Sheriff
(386) 437-4116

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Contractor Permit Types

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We have tried our best to provide all the information necessary on this page to help you understand the process for permitting your project from beginning to the end. 

Once you've made application, the permit is usually ready within 2-3 days.   If any additional information is required, you will receive an email with the details. 

Once you have received your permit, the job card will outline what inspections are necessary for your project.  You may schedule the inspection by calling 386-986-4747 or through this website.  All approved documents are required to be available for the inspector when he arrives.   The inspector will sign your job card if the inspections passes.   

The permit will remain active for six months from the date of issuance, if the permit expires without the required inspections, a new permit will be required.

What is required for the inspection? 

  • You will need to be on the site to give the inspector access to the job. 
  • The panels will need to be opened by contractor and a start up performed.  

If you are in a special hazard flood zone area, please contact the planning division to inquire about special elevation and anchoring requirements 386-986-3736

What is required to apply for a permit?  

  • Permit application

    • Gas / electrical contractor must be identified on the permit application OR a separate permit must be obtained simultaneously

  • Plans/manufactures specifications to include transfer switch and electrical layout. (show disconnect for the generator that is lockable in the open position)
  • Riser diagram - identify wire and breaker sizes 
  • Survey / site plan

    • Flood zone of property

    • All existing structures

    • Proposed size, location, setbacks and dimensions of generator and pad.

    • Proposed or existing gas tank- indicate if above/below ground

    • Landscaping to buffer equipment (decorative fence/walls)plans shall be native or shall be vegetation that conserves water, is adaptable to local conditions, and is drought tolerant.

  • Proof of property ownership - recorded deed or property appraisers office printout

  • Notice of commencement (certified copy) this is required for any improvements to your property greater than $2,500.The notice of commencement is to be filled out, and recorded with the Flagler County Clerks office in Bunnell.It is not required at the time of permit issuance, but will be required prior to any inspections.

To get an estimated cost for your project, please use our online fee calculator - https://www.palmcoastgov.com/government/building/fee-calculator

In order to make application for a permit, contractors must be registered in our database.  Check database here  - http://www.palmcoastgov.com/search/contractors

To register - http://docs.palmcoastgov.com/departments/building/contractor%20registration%20form.pdf

You may make application using our online permit submittal - http://www.palmcoastgov.com/eplanreview

(A signed permit application  will not be required for upload if using the online submittal portal)

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