Can I pull my own permit? What work can I do as an owner?

As the owner of a one or two family dwelling you may act as your own contractor and do the work yourself, provided that the home is for your own use, and is not for sale or lease. You must also do the work yourself, or provide direct on site supervision. If you are the owner of a commercial property, you are required to hire a contractor for any work that requires a permit and inspection. You will need to complete and sign an Owner/Builder Disclosure Statement and acknowledge that you understand your legal responsibilities (per Sec. 9-28 of the Fort Lauderdale Code of Ordinances).

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1. What is the address for the Building Division?
2. Why do I need a permit?
3. Do plans need to be digitally sealed?
4. How long does it take to get a permit?
5. What is my permit status?
6. How long is a permit valid?
7. Can i get a permit card replacement?
8. Do you offer walk-through permitting and what are the hours?
9. What time is my inspection?
10. How do I cancel an inspection?
11. How do i update/register as a contractor?
12. Can I renew my permit and is there a limit to the number of times a permit can be renewed?
13. Do I need a permit to install a shed?
14. Can I pull my own permit? What work can I do as an owner?
15. I have a question about a permit; can I speak with the Building Official?
16. What is a Notice of Commencement?
17. Where do I have the Notice of Commencement recorded?
18. Where do I go to submit for Broward County Approvals?
19. At what stage of construction can I get my power turned on?