Frequently Asked Questions

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Please click on the categories and topics below to find information about common problems. If you do not find the answer to your issue, please make  a new request by visiting the Service Requests webpage.

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  • What if I need a reinspection?

  • How do I schedule an inspection?

  • What is a blower door test?

  • Where can I place my trash can for pick-up if I live along Front Beach Road or Oleander Drive?

  • Do I need a sign permit, and if so what are the requirements?

  • What are the guidelines for swimming pools?

  • Where can I find information on the wind speed and wind zone requirements?

  • How can I view Florida Building Codes?

  • When is it necessary to file for a Notice of Commencement (NOC)?

  • How long are permits valid?

  • When do I call in to request an inspection on my project?

  • Can an property owner/builder act as a contractor and pull their own permits?

  • What is a PRIORITY call that will receive immediate response from Animal Control?

  • What is a PRIORITY call that will receive a response during regular business hours of the Animal Control office.

  • Is there a leash law in the City limits?

  • Does my home, condo unit, or business require turtle lighting?

  • How can I find out if Animal Control picked up my pet?

  • Does Animal Control handle rats?

  • We have a feral cat problem in our neighborhood, what can I do?

  • What can I do with a trapped raccoon?

  • How many flags or banners are allowed to be displayed in front of a business?

  • Where are the permitted Doggie Dining establishments?

  • Where can I take my dog to play and exercise?

  • What can I do about my neighbor's tree limb(s) hanging over my fence?

  • What can be done about my neighbor parking their vehicle and watercraft near the street?

  • Can my neighbor have an old vehicle stored in their driveway?

  • What can be done about my neighbor's overflowing trash can?

  • Is it a violation for my neighbor to store assorted materials outside of their home?

  • Is my neighbor's grass too high?