FAQ Topic: Building permits

Do I need a permit to remove a tree?

You must get a permit from the City of Madeira Beach before you remove any tree, including a tree on private property. For more information, contact the City of Madeira Beach Building Department at 727-391-9951 or see below for the City Ordinance regarding tree removal. Per our City of Madeira Beach Code of Ordinances: (see full … Continued

Are permits required for solicitation?

Permits are required for any solicitation in the City. For more information, contact the City of Madeira Beach Planning and Zoning Director at (727) 391-9951 x 255.

Where can I obtain more information about permits needed in the City?

Before you erect, demolish, construct, repair, or structurally alter a building or change the use of a building or lot, you must apply for a Building Permit. You need to complete an application and supply a detailed statement of the specifications and plans. You can get an Application for Building Permits at the City of … Continued

Do I need a permit to install a burglar or fire alarm?

Yes, home owners or companies installing burglar alarms in residences or businesses in the City must get a permit. Contact the City of Madeira Beach Building Department at (727) 391-9951 x 246 for more information.

What will the Building Official look for in the first review?

Building Code Regulations: Determine whether proposed remodeling complies with the Building Code Regulations. Fire Code Regulations: Determine whether you have installed a 2A-10BC Fire Extinguisher. A licensed Extinguishing Company must service and tag this extinguisher. To learn how to install this fire extinguisher properly or whether you need more extinguishers, contact the Madeira Beach Fire … Continued

When do I need a building permit?

The City of Madeira Beach Building Department reviews all plans, issues permits, and inspects all construction work in the City of Madeira Beach. This includes fences, driveways, pavers and concrete slabs. The purpose of the review and inspection is to ensure compliance with all codes and ordinances. Building permits are required for new construction, additions, … Continued

What are the regulations regarding signs in the City?

All signs in the City, including permanent or temporary signs such as banners, balloons, pennants, etc., require a Permit before construction or display can take place. For more information, contact the City of Madeira Beach Planning and Zoning Director at (727) 391-9951 x 255.

What is required for lighting on the beach?

Please see below for the lighting requirements: The point source of light or any reflective surface of the light fixture shall not be directly visible from the beach The light shall not directly or indirectly illuminate any portion of the beach or dune system seaward of the crest of the primary dune The light shall … Continued

How do I obtain a building permit?

A Building Permit Application will need to be filled out and send to the Building & Permitting Department. Building Permit Application The form can be submitted in the following ways: Email: buildingdept@madeirabeachfl.gov Fax: 727-399-1131 Drop off/Mail:  Building & Permitting Department Building Permit Application 300 Municipal Drive Madeira Beach, FL 33708 For further questions please call … Continued

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