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ATTENTION CONTRACTORS/OWNER-BUILDERS:  THE CUT OFF TIME FOR NEXT BUSINESS DAY INSPECTION REQUESTS WILL BE 12 NOON, PER FLORIDA BUILDING CODE 110.4

Inspections are required after obtaining permits per Florida Building Code.  There are numerous types of inspections, which vary due to types of construction.  If inspection requests are received by12 noon, the inspection will be scheduled for the next business day.  If inspection requests are received after 12 noon, subject inspection will be scheduled in two business days or the next available business day thereafter.

In order to schedule an inspection, you must have your permit number and your three digit inspection code (located on your permit receipt, permit card and/or online at Velocityhall.com).

After an inspection has been completed, an inspector will sign a permit card on the premises only when the subject inspection is approved. These permit cards are usually placed in an approved location. A disapproved inspection will constitute a $100  re-inspection fee.  This fee must be paid prior to any further inspections.

Overtime Inspections:  These require a minimum of $500 in the cost recovery account.  Fees for services will be deducted at time and a half rate, plus expenses.

YOU NOW HAVE TWO CHOICES TO SCHEDULE INSPECTIONS:

  1. CALL THE AUTOMATED INSPECTION LINE – 954-587-4456, ext. 5000 to:
    • Schedule, reschedule or cancel inspections
    • Obtain faxed copy of inspection codes
    • Check inspection results
    • Check status of permits
    • Obtain faxed copy of plan review comments
  2. LOG ONTO THE INTERNET –Velocityhall.com  to:
    • Check Inspection Results
    • Check Status of Permits

NOTE:  YOU MUST BE A REGISTERED AND APPROVED* CONTRACTOR TO DO THE FOLLOWING ONLINE:

    • Schedule Inspections
    • Apply for minor permits (electrical, plumbing & mechanical)

*Register online at Plantation.org/Online Permitting

Click here for more information and Inspection Codes

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