For Immediate Release: September 13, 2017
Contact: Jan Thornburg, Sr. Communications Manager 941-954-2613 email@example.com
Sarasota, FL: The Building Division will accept applications for emergency building permits and electrical permits for storm related damage effective today at 1 p.m. All emergency permits will be fast tracked and standard fees waived.
Emergency permits will be issued for:
- Remasting on buildings ($75 fee – waived)
- Electric meter cans (($75 fee – waived)
- Sewer lines on private property ($75 fee – waived)
- Roof ($100 fee – waived)
There are two ways to submit an application for an emergency building permit:
- Fax: 941-954-4178
- In person: 1565 First Street (Annex Building)
To qualify as an emergency, the application must state that the work is related to Hurricane Irma storm damage.
To schedule a regular inspection appointment please call the inspection line: 941-954-4126 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“We ask for your patience,” said Larry Murphy, Building Official. “We will make every effort to cover all inspections that are called in, but expect some delays while we fast track and assist those impacted by Hurricane Irma.”
About the City of Sarasota: Distinguished by Google as a Digital Capital in the U.S., the City of Sarasota is a diverse community located on Florida’s Suncoast with 53,000 year round residents, several internationally recognized cultural arts venues, stunning sunsets along Lido Beach, a 45-hole municipal golf course at the historic Bobby Jones Golf Club, and Major League spring training baseball with the Baltimore Orioles. Learn more about us at www.SarasotaGov.com