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Owner/Builder Permit Applicants

State law (Section 489.103, F.S.) outlines the rules that allow some property owners to act as their own contractor. If you plan to apply for building permits using the owner/builder exemption, make sure you are familiar with and follow the law. Applicants are required to submit the Owner/Builder Disclosure form with their building permit application. It may be helpful in determining whether an applicant is eligible for the owner/builder exemption.

State law also requires owner/builder applicants to personally appear to make application. Therefore, owner/builders are not eligible to use ePlan or the single trade online permitting system.

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