The City of Frostproof Building Department permits and inspects new construction, remodeling, additions, repairs, driveways, mobile home set ups, signs and other structures. The Building Department provides services for the following:
- Building Permits
- Electrical Permits
- Plumbing Permits
- Mechanical Permits
- Inspection for all permitted work
- Safety inspections needed for utilities reconnection
An Interlocal Agreement between Frostproof and the City of Lake Wales provides for the use of the Lake Wales Building Official/Inspection to provide building services for the City on an as needed basis. The official reviews plans and performs inspections.
Permits are required for all accessory buildings such as detached carports, garages, workshops, storage sheds, fences and pools. Homeowners are allowed to permit work being done only on homes in which they reside. If not a homeowner, a licensed contractor must apply for the permit and perform the work. Inspections are required for all permitted work and are scheduled by calling the Building Department at the City (863-635-7851).
All contractors must be registered with the City prior to obtaining any building permits.
Forms available online:
- Construction Permit Application
- Owner/Builder Affidavit
- Notice of Commencement (required for all projects over $2500.)
- Contractor Registration Application
- Building Permit Fee Schedule
- Local Business Tax Receipt
Bob Lane, Building Official