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In-Ground Pool Checklist 

Completed Building Permit Application (including Parcel ID No. and Contractor ID No.)

Who is doing the work?

Two (2) Site Plans - Showing lot dimensions, location of the proposed pool and pool equipment (minimum of 6 feet and 10 feet maximum from pool), including setbacks to the property lines, all existing structures with dimensions, street location and name, and any easements and wetlands.

  • In-Ground Pools: Two (2) sets of engineered drawings that meet the current Building Code, signed and sealed by a State of Florida Licensed Architect or Engineer, Piping Diagram 3, and 2 Engineered Drainage Plans.

Two (2) completed Fill/Drainage/Tree Affidavits

If the project is over $2,500 it requires a recorded Notice of Commencement

An approval letter from the applicable power company. 

A Completed Pool, Spa, or Hot Tub Safety Act Notice.

Is there a septic system located on the property? 

  • If yes, call the Health Department at [727]861-5661 to obtain the required approval letter. 

Does the area of the structure cover over 500 square feet or more, and is the property one (1) acre or less? 

  • If yes, the original sealed engineered drainage plans may be necessary. Call [727] 847-8126 to ask of drainage plans are on file for the property.

All site plans must include proposed topographical elevation on all four corners of the deck, location of pool/spa and pool equipment, and set-backs

Above-Ground Pool Checklist

Completed Building Permit Application (including Parcel ID No. and Contractor ID No.)

Who is doing the work?

Two (2) Site Plans - Showing lot dimensions, location of the proposed pool and pool equipment (minimum of 6 feet and 10 feet maximum from pool), including setbacks to the property lines, all existing structures with dimensions, street location and name, and any easements and wetlands.

  • Above-Ground Pools: Two (2) sets of manufacturer’s installation specifications, including electrical connections and pumps; AND manufacturer’s removable/lockable ladder information.

Two (2) completed Fill/Drainage/Tree Affidavits

If the project is over $2,500 it requires a recorded Notice of Commencement

An approval letter from the applicable power company. 

A Completed Pool, Spa, or Hot Tub Safety Act Notice.

Is there a septic system located on the property? 

  • If yes, call the Health Department at [727]861-5661 to obtain the required approval letter. 

Does the area of the structure cover over 500 square feet or more, and is the property one (1) acre or less? 

  • If yes, the original sealed engineered drainage plans may be necessary. Call [727] 847-8126 to ask of drainage plans are on file for the property.

Residential Pool Screen Enclosure Checklist

1. Building permit completed application 

2. No Tree Removal Affidavit. 

3. Site Plans: Provide two (2) copies of single line drawings to scale showing property boundaries, lot dimensions, location of proposed and existing structures on the lot, street location and name. If located on a corner lot, indicate the names of the streets, all easements, conservation, and/or wetlands areas. 

4. Two (2) sets of signed and sealed plans by a design professional licensed in the State of Florida.

 5. Homeowner affidavit**  if applicable under Florida Statue 489.103(7). Affidavits available at the permitting offices. Note: The homeowner must appear in person to pick up the permit. 

6. Notice of Commencement: A recorded certified copy of the Notice of Commencement in accordance with Section 713.13 of the Florida Statutes is required to be submitted prior to the first inspection. 

7. Bedroom Emergency Escape Affidavit for Glass or Sun Rooms only. 

8. Aluminum Structure Information Sheet: Provide completed sheet at time of permit submittal.