Building Permits & Inspections

Fort Myers Building Permitting & Inspections

Building Permits & Inspections

Published on Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Permitting Information & Application Process

 

Permit Applications and Checklist Forms:

Please select from our Online Forms (view here)

Obtaining Permit Status Information – Via the Web or Automated Information Line 239-321-7210

You may receive permit status information for your permit by using our automated IVR line and choosing OPTION 4 from the main menu.

The following permit status information will be recited if applicable, depending upon the status of the permit:

  • Application received date
  • First time plan review summary status reporting total number of reviews required for permit and how many are completed, how many are still pending.
  • The most recent Resubmittal or Revision Application receive date
  • The date of the last Plan Review Comment Letter
  • Ready to issue permit date
  • Issue date
  • Revision approval date
  • Certificate of Occupancy or Completion and permit final date
  • Application or Permit expiration date
  • Application or Permit void or cancellation date

 

What You Need Before Calling:

To begin using this system you will need the following:

The permit number: This is found on your Permit or Inspection Record in the upper right hand corner. Example : BLD2005-00001 or 24040317

Calling The Automated Line:

  • Select OPTION 4 from the main menu.
  • Enter your permit number
  • How to Enter your Permit or Business Tax Number:
  • Enter the 3 numbers representing the characters in your permit number: BLD = 253, BUS = 287, PSP = 777, SIG = 744, SIT = 748, TRD = 873
  • If your permit number does not have any characters PRESS 1.
  • Enter the remaining numeric portion of your permit number, enter a * for a dash, and end the entry by pressing the pound key (#). For example: 2005*01944#
  • After verifying the address you can choose the following options:
  • Press 1 To hear permit status
  • Press 2 To receive a faxed report on permit status

You will be prompted to enter your 10-digit number, i.e. 239-999-9999

 

Permit/Case Status Information through the Web:

 

You may also obtain permit status information by using the website listed below. 

Web: /iview

Enter the Permit (Case) Number, Parcel Number, Owner/Contractor Last Name, or Site Address

Click Search Cases

The following permit status information will be available to view if applicable, depending upon the status of the permit:

  • Application received date
  • First time plan review summary status reporting total number of reviews required for permit and how many are completed, how many are still pending.
  • The most recent Resubmittal or Revision Application receive date
  • The date of the last Plan Review Comment Letter
  • Ready to issue permit date
  • Issue date
  • Revision approval date
  • Certificate of Occupancy or Completion and permit final date
  • Application or Permit expiration date
  • Application or Permit void or cancellation date
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