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Building & Building Related Permits

Due to increasing concerns regarding your health and that of our staff, we are following CDC social distancing requirements and closing public services to our facilities until further notice. Our City employees are still hard at work ensuring our community is safe and that the City continues standard operations to the maximum extent possible. You may reach Community Development staff by phone at (727) 298-3210.

How to Apply for a Permit

Apply online anytime by selecting one of the following permit application types. (Instructions)

      Building Permit
      Fence Permit
      Sign Permit
      Tent Permit

Apply in person by visiting our offices using a paper application.

      Location:    1415 Pinehurst Road, Unit F
      Hours:         8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday (excluding holidays)** 

**Office closes at 12:00PM on the third Wednesday each month.

How to Check a Permit

Building Permits Online - After application is made you can to check the status of your building permit online quickly and easily. You can also track plan review steps, schedule or cancel an inspection and pay fees. To do so, you only need the permit application number or the street address of the project.

Questions?  Please email us at or call us at (727) 298-3210.  You can also contact one of our friendly and helpful technicians directly for assistance with your permitting needs.

     Alycia LePage    (727) 298-3188
     Jennifer Jewel (727) 298-3202
     Joyce Ciccarello      (727) 298-3203


Helpful Permitting Information
PDF Icon  Practical Guide to Permitting - a helpful guide to building permitting in Dunedin including how to apply, what to bring, and a whole lot more.

PDF Icon  Residential Building Permits - A Homeowner's Guide - a brochure that explains when and why permits are required and helpful tips for choosing a contractor.

Tree Removal Permits:  Many trees in the City of Dunedin cannot be removed without first obtaining a Tree Removal Permit. You can make application for a Tree Removal Permit in our offices for $25.00. This application will be reviewed by the City Arborist, and you will receive notification of approval/denial. The following species of trees may be removed from private property without a permit.

• Australian pine (Casuarina spp.)
• Brazilian pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius)
• Carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardiopsis)
• Chinaberry (Melia azedarach)
• Chinese tallow (Sapium sebiferum)
• Citrus (Citrus spp.)
• Ear tree (Enterolobium cyclocarpa)
• Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus spp., except Eucalyptus cinerea)
• Fig trees (Ficus spp.)
• Indian rosewood (Dalbergia sissoo)
• Norfolk Island pine (Araucaria hetrophylla)
• Orchid (Bauhinia variegate)
• All Palm species except cabbage palm with 6' of clear trunk or greater (Sabal palmetto)
• Paper mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera)
• Punk (Melaleuca quinquinervia)
• Silk oak (Grevillea robusta)
• Toog (Bischofia spp.)
• Woman's tongue (Albizia lebbeck)

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