When is a building permit required?

Any type of construction, including sheds, fences, roofs, or interior renovations where plumbing lines, electrical, drywall or HVAC work is being done requires a building permit in most cases. If there is a question regarding permits, contact Community Development at 352-465-8500.

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1. A vacant lot in my neighborhood becomes overgrown with tall weeds. Is there a way to make the owner mow the lot?
2. Am I required to have garbage pickup?
3. Where do I call to report accumulation of garbage and trash?
4. I have purchased a new appliance and want to put the old one at the curb in order to have it hauled away.
5. I have received a notice from the City Code Enforcement officer for violating one of the City laws. I don’t feel I was given enough time to correct the problem. What should I do?
6. Is it legal to dump liquids or to sweep debris into the gutters and/or streets?
7. When is a building permit required?