The Dundee Building Department permits and inspects new construction, remodeling, additions, repairs, mobile home setups, signs, and other structures. The Department also issues contractor licenses and investigates complaints against licensed contractors. The Town of Dundee Building Department provides services for the following:
- Building Permits
- Electrical Permits
- Plumbing Permits
- Mechanical Permits
- Inspections for all permitted work
- Safety inspections – needed for utilities to be turned on
Please Note: Due to American’s With Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility requirements, some documents have been removed from this page. If you are in need of any information, fee sheets, or forms, please contact Donna Looper at (863) 438-8335.
A permit is required for all new construction, alterations, repairs, demolition, or additions to a structure. Applicants may obtain building permits from the Building Department.
AS OF OCTOBER 25, 2018, THE TOWN OF DUNDEE IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING PERMIT APPLICATIONS THROUGH THE POLK COUNTY ACCELA PROGRAM.
ALL PERMIT APPLICANTS MUST DOWNLOAD AND RETURN THE BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION FORM LISTED BELOW TO THE TOWN OF DUNDEE.
Building Permit Applications and other forms and information are available for PDF download.
- Building Permit Fee Schedule
- Building Permit Application
- Contractor Registration Form
- Signature Authority Form
- Notice of Commencement (required for all jobs over $2,500.00)
Permits are required for all accessory buildings such as detached carports, garages, workshops and storage sheds, fences & pools.
Homeowners are allowed to permit work being done only on homes in which they reside, if not, they must hire a licensed contractor to perform the work.
Inspections are required for all permitted work. Upon completion of work, please call the Building Department to schedule an inspection.
The Building Department is also responsible for Safety Inspections. Residential Safety inspections are required when power has been turned off at a particular location for more than 90 consecutive days. There is a $35.00 inspection. Commercial Safety inspections are required for each occupancy/business change. There is a $40.00 inspection fee.
Permit and Inspection Utilization Report A local government entity may provide a schedule of reasonable inspection fees in order to defer the costs of inspection and enforcement of the Florida Building Code. The local government entity’s fees must be used solely for carrying out that local government entity’s responsibilities in enforcing the Florida Building Code. Pursuant to Florida Statute 553.80, by Dec. 31 of each year, the governing body of a local government that provides a schedule of fees shall create a building permit and inspection utilization report and post the report on its website.
The Town’s fiscal year begins on Oct. 1 and ends on Sept. 30. The below information is derived from the respective fiscal year. The information provided below has been derived from relevant information available from the most recently completed financial audit.
Contact the Building Services Department
Staff: Donna Looper, Development Services Coordinator
Office Location: Town Hall
Office Phone: (863) 438-8335
Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday
The office is closed Saturday, Sunday, and holidays