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, PLUMBING, SIGNS, WELLS, POOLS, FURNACES, BOILERS, HEATERS, TANKS, and AIR CONDITIONERS, FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS,FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS,ETC.
For any direct contract valued greater than $2,500 ($7,500 to repair or replace an existing heating or cooling system) a recorded NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT is required prior to the first inspection.
“WARNING TO OWNER: YOUR FAILURE TO RECORD A NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT MAY RESULT IN YOUR PAYING TWICE FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO YOUR PROPERTY. A NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT MUST BE RECORDED AND POSTED ON THE JOB SITE BEFORE THE FIRST INSPECTION. IF YOU INTEND TO OBTAIN FINANCING, CONSULT WITH YOUR LENDER OR AN ATTORNEY BEFORE RECORDING YOUR NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT.”
Each applicant must promise in good faith to provide to the owner of the real property upon which improvements are to be constructed a printed statement stating that the right, title, and interest of the person who has contracted for the improvement may be subject to attachment under the Construction Lien Law.
This permit may be subject to “deed” restrictions which may be more restrictive than the City regulations. The applicant assumes responsibility for compliance with applicable deed restrictions.
In the event that any work for which a permit is required is commenced or is in process prior to the issuance of a permit by the building department, the building official may impose a penalty fee. The fee for work commenced without a permit shall be assessed per discipline (building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, etc.) according to the most recently adopted permit fee schedule.
“NOTICE: In addition to the requirements of this permit, there may be additional restrictions applicable to this property that may be found in the public records of this county, and there may be additional permits required from other govern- mental entities such as water management districts, state agencies, or federal agencies.”
A permit issued shall be construed to be a license to proceed with the work and not as authority to violate, cancel, alter or set aside any of the provisions of technical codes, nor shall issuance of a permit prevent the building official from thereafter requiring a correction of errors in plans, construction or violations of this code.
UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY, I DECLARE THAT ALL THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION IS TRUE AND CORRECT AND THAT ALL WORK WILL BE DONE IN COMPLIANCE WITH FLORIDA BUILDING CODE SIXTH EDITION (2017) AND ALL OTHER APPLICABLE LAWS REGULATING CONSTRUCTION, ZONING AND LAND DEVELOPMENT WHETHER OR NOT SHOWN OR INDICATED IN PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS OF THIS PERMIT.
Temple Terrace Municipal code section 25.750.5 defines the City codes regarding fences. Code section 25.755.9 gives additional requirements if the fence is intended to be a barrier for swimming pools. Regardless of whether a permit is required, all fence construction/location must comply with City code.
A survey or plot plan showing the location of the proposed fence and a description or sketch of the proposed fence shall be submitted with the fence permit application.
Single family residence fence permits are generally a turn around permit but the above information must be on file with the permit application.
Seven (7) feet when in any SIDE or REAR yard
Six (6) feet when in a FRONT yard having a depth of seventy-five (75) feet or more.
Three (3) feet in a FRONT yard when the fence or wall is decorative (Examples are split-rail, corral, picket, wrought iron). This does not include a fence or wall that is constructed of chain-link, board-on-board, solid brick, solid masonry etc.
Three (3) feet when the fence or wall is within thirty (30) feet of the intersection of two (2) street right-of-way lines or the intersection of said lines extended
The finished/smooth side of any such fence must face out.
No roofing, beams, lattice work, barbed wire, or other material or structure shall be attached to or placed upon such wall or fence.
All fences and walls shall be regularly maintained to continue their structural integrity, and/or to provide a neat appearance and to preserve the aesthetic character of the neighborhood. In the case of exterior subdivision walls, the homeowner’s association or condominium association shall be jointly and severally responsible with the home owner for the maintenance of said fence or wall, as well as the grass or landscaped area between the wall and paved surface of the adjoining roadway. Fences and walls which are stained and painted must be maintained with the same and like material.
Where a chain link fence is visible from a street, and is located in front, rear, or side yard, and the fence is between the house and the street, or the fence is forward of the front of adjacent residence, said fence shall be landscaped be self-supporting plant material in such a manner so as to attain screening of the fence with eighty (80) percent opacity within two (2) years. This does not include chain link fences along side or rear property lines when any part of the side or rear yard is forward of the front of an adjacent house, with the exception of a corner lot.
Approval does not supersede any required use of utility easement. City/Utilities not responsible for restoration
If proposed fence is a swimming pool/spa barrier, fence must be erected in such a way as to be non-climbable and impenetrable; not less than four (4) feet in height; enclosing the area entirely, gates must be of spring-lock type, so that they shall automatically be in a closed position at all times. Section 25.755.9
Encroachment agreement may be required. Submitted for recordation _______ date.
• Replacement/Repair up to 3 panels do not require permitting
• Replacement/Repair of gates do not require permitting
The conditions listed above address the most frequent issues regarding fence and wall permits. Additional standards for fence/wall requirements can be found in Section 25.750.5 of the City of Temple Terrace Land Development Code.
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