Welcome to the Manatee County Building Department's Permitting System
PERMITS AVAILABLE ON LINE:
You may apply, purchase and print permits online. Below is a list of permit types that can be applied for online:
- DOOR/WINDO - DOOR/WINDOW/SHUTTER - NEW/REPLACE/RENO/REPAIR
- ELECTRICAL - ELECTRICAL - NEW/REPLACE/ALT/RENO/EXT
- MECHANICAL - MECHANICAL - NEW/REPLACE/RENO/ALT/EXT
- PLUMBING - PLUMBING - NEW/REPLACE/RENO/REPAIR
- Plumbing includes Sewer, Backflow, and Water Heater Permits
Online Permits that can not be processed through our Online Service such as Mobile Home Parks
and/or Condominiums/Apartments may be scanned and emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org for input.
Our Web Pages are being designed to help Manatee County property owners, building contractors and permit agents with the permitting process. You can check permit information from the Building Department's permitting database, for example:
HOW TO BECOME A REGISTERED USER AND SIGN UP FOR ONLINE PERMITTING:
If you would like to use the online permitting system and you are a registered building contractor or permit service, you must fill out the current WEB PAGE AUTHORIZED AGENT FORM.
Contact the Building Department for the current form, it should be filled out with the building contractor's information and the name and email address of each person that will be using the system on behalf of the contractor. The form is signed by the contractor and either faxed or brought back to the Building Department to be kept on file. All contractors must be registered with the Building Department. Licenses, insurance and business operating fees MUST be up to date.
All permit fees except those paid to their respective fire departments can be paid online.