Asked by: M Stefanoasked in category: General Last Updated: 30th January, 2020
What size shed requires a permit in Florida?
Correspondingly, do I need a permit to build a shed in Florida?
Whether you need a building permit in Florida or not will depend on the area that you live in. Some counties don't require a building permit if your shed is a certain size. However, you may still need a zoning permit and/or a site evaluation done. If your shed needs electricity or plumbing you will need permitting.
Similarly, do you need a permit to make a shed? Permit Requirements for Sheds Vary by Location In most areas, you generally do not need a building permit for a small shed, such as a 6×8 or an 8×10. However, larger storage buildings may challenge local zoning restrictions. Many areas will only allow sheds to be installed in backyards.
Similarly, you may ask, what's the biggest shed I can build without a permit?
Your shed is no larger than 20 square metres if you live in a residential area. If you live in a rural area (RU1, RU2, RU3, RU4 or RU5), your shed is no larger than 50 square metres. Your shed is at least 900mm away from each boundary.
Do I need a permit for a shed in Marion County Florida?
No permit is needed if a person buys a shed from a local box store, as long as the shed is 100 square feet or smaller and has a peak of less than 8 feet. Someone installing a deck that is 30 inches or less above ground will no longer need a permit.