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Plan Review
Plan review is conducted to ensure code compliance with the 2014 Florida Building Code, Building, Existing Building, Residential, Plumbing, Mechanical, Feul Gas and other codes associated with energy, electrical, and other construction and development codes as adopted in the city's municiple code. The review ensures your project meets code requirements and is safe before construction starts. Plans examiners review your submitted plans and associated documentation for compliance with structural, architectural and fire safety requirements.

All plans will be processed through the City's ePlan Review process or through the customer service counter Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The permit center is located at the Building Department at City Hall, 401 W. Venice Avenue.

Submittal Requirements (see construction documents)

Plan review most frequently asked questions:
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Do I need to pay a plan review fee?

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Contact us:

Greg Schneider
Deputy Building Official
Tel:  (941) 882-7374
Fax: (941) 486-2448

Joe Gaudio
Senior Inspector
Tel:  (941) 882-7378
Fax: (941) 486-2448
Bud Keefer
Senior Inspector
Tel:  (941) 882-7379
Fax: (941) 486-2448
Danny Watson
Multi-trade Inspector
Tel:  (941) 882-7380
Fax: (941) 486-2448
Michael Reeves
Multi-trade Inspector
Tel:  (941) 882-7381
Fax: (941) 486-2448
Jack Stevenson
Fire Inspector
Tel:  (941) 882-7384
Fax: (941) 486-2448
Frank Conorozzo
Plans Examiner
Tel:  (941) 882-7450
Fax: (941) 486-2448
David Theen
Multi-trade Inspector
Tel:  (941) 882-7452
Fax: (941) 486-2448

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.