City of Cape Coral
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Documents Required for Permits

Welcome to the Department of Community Development. The links below will help you find the applications and guildelines you will need to start the permitting process. What is your project?
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Notice of Commencement Instructions:
A completed Notice of Commencement (NOC) needs to be recorded and certified at Lee County Clerk of Courts and a certified copy brought back to City Hall at 1015 Cultural Park Blvd.  if the value of the project is $2,500 or more ($7,500 or more for AC permits).

Required Software: 
Adobe Reader is needed for all Guidelines (Adobe Reader is free on this site: http://get.adobe.com/reader/otherversions/)

Microsoft Word is required for all other documentation (a free word processing software is available on http://www.openoffice.org/)


Above Ground Pool
-Guidelines
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Addition
-Guidelines - Commercial
-Guidelines - Residential
-Application
-Burrowing Owl/Gopher Affidavit (if adding footprint to house)
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees
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Air Conditioning Change Out
-Guidelines - Commercial
-Guidelines - Residential
 -Application
-HVAC Data Sheet
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Mandatory Duct Certification
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $7,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Alternative Seawall
-Guidelines
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Boat Canopy
-Guidelines - Residential
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Boat Lift/Wood Dock
-Application
-New Wood Dock (with or w/o Boatlift) - Residential
-Wood Dock Addition-Repair-Replacement Guidelines - Commercial
-Wood Dock Addition-Repair-Replacement Guidelines - Residential
-Boatlift Only - Commercial
-Boatlift Only - Residential
-Floating Dock - Commercial
-Flotating Dock - Residential
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Concrete Dock
-Guidelines
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Concrete Slab
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Concrete Slab Commercial Guidelines
-Concrete Slab Residential Guidelines
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Driveway - Additon or Replacement 
(i.e. concrete to paver driveway)
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Guidelines
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Electrical Miscellaneous
-Application
- Guidelines - Commercial
- Guidelines - Residential
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Fence
- Residential Guidelines
- Commercial Guidelines
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Garage Door Replacement
-Guidelines
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Generator - Residential
-Guidelines
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Lawn Irrigation
-Application
IRRIGATION APPLICATION
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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LP Tanks
-Guidelines - Residential
-Guidelines - Commercial
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Photovoltaic
-Commercial Guidelines
-Residential Guidelines
-Reinstall Residential Guidelines
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Fees (see electric misc. w/plan review)
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Plumbing Re-Pipe
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Pool
-Guidelines - Residential
-Guidelines - Commercial
-Pool Master Request
-Application
-Burrowing Owl/Gopher Affidavit
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Pool Cage
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Remodel
- Commercial or Tenant Built Out - Commercial
- Residential
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
- HVAC Data Sheet.doc
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees 
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Replace a Window or Door
-Guidelines
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Re-Sod
Re-Sod permits are needed only if re-sodding right-of-way area/swale area (1st 15 feet of property)
-Application
-Guidelines - Residential
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Retaining Wall with Existing Pool
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Retaining Wall with New Pool
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Roofing Miscellaneous
-Application
-Guidelines - Commercial
-Guidelines - Residential
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Roof Data Sheet (2 copies)
-Sheathing Secondary Water Barrier Affidavit
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Screen Enclosure Replacement
-Guidelines - Residential
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Screen Room/Pan Roof
-Guidelines
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Seawall
-Guidelines - Commercial
-Guidelines - Residential
-SAJ-91 Checklist/Data Requirements
-Application
-Burrowing Owl/Gopher Tortoise Affidavit
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Seawall with Concrete Dock
-Application
-SAJ-91 Checklist/Data Requirements
-Burrowing Owl/Gopher Tortoise Affidavit
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Seawall Repair
-Seawall Repair - Commercial Guidelines
-Seawall Repair - Residential Guidelines
-SAJ-91 Checklist/Data Requirements
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Shed
-DBPR Approved Guidelines
-Non-DBPR Approved Guidelines
-Move Guidelines
-Shed Placement Examples
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Shutters/Awnings
-Guidelines - Residential
-Guidelines - Commercial
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Skylight
-Application
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Soffit/Fascia
-Application
-Guidelines
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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Solar
-Application
-Solar A/C Guidelines - Residential
-Solar Hot Water or Pool Heater Guidelines - Residential
-Owner Builder Affidavit (if homeowner)
-Notice of Commencement (applicable if the value of the project is $2,500 or more)
-Schedule Inspections (permit must be issued)
-Fees (other department fees may apply)
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