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Contact the investigator listed on the Stop Work Order, or contact the project coordinator at Buildingviolations@pascocountyfl.net
No. You must stop all work, and comply with the issues regarding your STOP WORK ORDER.
Yes. Although you did not create the issue, Pasco County Code of Ordinances Chapter 18-36 (c) states that the current owner is responsible for the property, and that an after the fact permit will be required to remediate the violation. Another option is to return the structure to the original condition. (This may require a permit).
You can view what work does not require a permit here: https://www.pascocountyfl.net/3803/Permits-Not-Required
Florida Building Code allows for a homeowner to act as a contractor under certain restrictions. This must be for the owner’s private use and not a rental. More information can be found here: https://www.pascocountyfl.net/DocumentCenter/View/1873/Owner-Builder-Affidavit_WCAG?bidId=
Yes. State regulations require that a notice of commencement be recorded with the county clerk’s office whenever the value of the work exceeds $2,500. ($7,500 for Air Conditioner replacement).
There will be a double permit fee. If no action is taken towards compliance, further fees could be assessed.
Permits vary in price depending on the work being done, the size of the project, and the number of trades involved. For an estimated cost, please contact one of our Central Permitting offices with this information.
No. You must come into your nearest Central Permitting office with all necessary documents to obtain your permit.
You can report unpermitted work, or a unlicensed contractor here: https://www.pascocountyfl.net/546/Customer-Service .
Most requests come in as anonymous, however, you can submit for a public records request here: https://www.pascocountyfl.net/2338/PRR .