How do I apply for a building permit?
Applications are available at City Hall in the office of Planning and Redevelopment and online on the City of Oldsmar’s website. Multiple applications are available depending on the scope of the work. The applications must be submitted with a description of the work as typically found on construction drawings. City staff can assist you with the application process.

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1. When must I obtain a building permit?
2. Why is Pinellas County doing City of Oldsmar inspections?
3. How do I apply for a building permit?
4. How do I schedule an inspection?
5. How long is a building permit good for?
6. Must I get a permit for a minor repair?
7. Do all building permit applications require submission of a set of plans?
8. How much does it cost for a building permit?
9. Can I do any construction work myself?
10. How do I select a contractor?
11. What happens if my project is in a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA)?
12. Why do I need a permit to install a fence?
13. How do I register with the city as a contractor?
14. How long does it take to get a permit?
15. Why do I have to fill out so many forms to pull a permit?
16. Can a homeowner pull their own permit?
17. Can a landlord pull his own permit?
18. What is a variance?
19. What is a setback?
20. What is an easement?
21. Do I need a permit to have a garage sale?