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City of Oldsmar Application for Fence Permit

  1. Project to be completed by licensed contractor?*

  2. WARNING TO OWNER: YOUR FAILURE TO RECORD A NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT MAY RESULT IN YOUR PAYING TWICE FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO YOUR PROPERRTY. IF YOU INTEND TO OBTAIN FINANCING, CONSULT WITH YOUR LENDER OR AN ATTORNEY BEFORE COMMENCING WORK OR RECORDING YOUR NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT.

    The construction permit fee is based on a $30.00 base fee plus $.10 linear foot. A survey shall be required showing the area to be fenced and survey pins exposed. Permit is valid for 180 days and fee is non-refundable. In any district, no fence, wall, or other obstruction shall be erected or maintained at a corner within 15 ft from the intersection of the right-of-way lines and a side street setback is the same as a front setback of 25 feet. Fences or walls beyond the front building line and extending across the front yard in residential districts shall be limited to a maximum of 3-1/2 ft. No fence or wall over six feet in height shall be erected in any residential district without the approval of the Board of Adjustment. All fences and walls shall be installed having the smooth finish outward of the area fenced. If being used as a pool barrier, gates must swing outwards, be self closing and self latching and have a latch no less than 54” high. Pools must have a safety barrier such as a fence four feet in height or a screen enclosure. No barbed wire fence can be erected in a residential district. Barbed wire can be used in commercial or industrial districts and are limited to three strands and a minimum of six feet in height. No fence may be located within any drainage easement or right-of way or enclose any water meter box. Fences may be permitted within utility easements if a suitable gate is provided for access. Utility companies may remove fences without obligation to replace or restore it. Contractors must maintain General Liability Ins. Any deviation from original documents will render this application invalid. Application is hereby made to obtain a permit to do the work and installations as indicated. I certify that no work or installation has commenced prior to the issuance of a permit and that all work will be performed to meet the standards of all laws regulating construction in this jurisdiction. I understand that a separate permit must be secured for ELECTRICAL WORK, PLUMBING, SIGNS, WELLS, POOLS, FURNACES, BOILERS, HEATERS, TANKS, AIR CONDITIONERS, KITCHEN HOODS, FIRE SPRINKLERS, ALARM SYSTEMS, AND SHEDS, ETC. OWNER’S AFFIDAVIT: I certify that all of the foregoing information is accurate and that all work will be done in compliance with all applicable laws regulating construction and zoning. OWNER’S ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION STATEMENT: Under penalty of perjury, I declare that all the information contained in this fence permit application is true and correct. Building Permit Applications shall be submitted on paper and PDF format / CD, for review and contain all the items listed in the Residential or Commercial Application Packet. In addition, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and environmental plans shall be submitted to secure these permits, when applicable. The construction permit fee is based on a $30.00 fee, plus an additional $.10 per Linear Foot. Application is valid for 180 days. Permit is extended for 6 months after each successful inspection. Permit expires after 1 year. Permit fee is nonrefundable. Contractors must maintain, State License, PCCLB License, General Liability and Workman’s Compensation Insurance.

  3. By typing your name here, you are signing this form electronically. You agree you are submitting this application for processing and is the legal equivalent of your manual signature on this form. You must be the legal property owner/qualified license holder or authorized agent which match our registration records.

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  5. Survey must show the location of where the fence is to be placed on the property

  6. Required to be notarized before submitted

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