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789 Providence Blvd  Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 754-4050     Fax (352) 754-4416
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Internet Inspection
Scheduling System

Hernando County Development
Department provides online
application and issuance of
permits for Licensed Contractors
who have obtained a user name
and password and set up an
escrow account.

Use the System to:

Check Inspection Results

Issue a Permit
Authorized Permit Types Only

Find Parcel Zoning

Find Building Permit
History by Parcel

Schedule an Inspection

Check Property Zoning




Inspectors Responsibilities

  • Originate inspection of legislated administrative requirements including Notice of Commencement, site plan, approved working plans, sanitary facilities for working personnel, proper disposal of construction debris.

  • Provide systematic inspection of residential and commercial development, communicating among different specialized trades to insure structural integrity of buildings and structures.

  • Locate unlicensed contractors.

  • Inspect job sites for safety of structure and working personnel.

  • Investigate service requests for Licensing Division.

  • Investigate minimum housing standards.

  • Continually implement and refine internal performance of inspections.

Building Inspectors

  • Ensure compliance with Florida Building Code as adopted and amended by the State.

  • Inspect required elevations for Federal Emergency Management Agency in "V" and "A" zone areas.

Electrical Inspectors

  • Ensure compliance with National Electric Code as adopted and amended by the State.

  • Examine equipment for electrical safety.

  • Inspect potential electrical hazards.

  • National Fire Protection Agency

Plumbing Inspectors

  • Ensure compliance with Florida Building Code, Plumbing as adopted and amended by the State .

  • Inspect back flow protection for connection of irrigation system with potable  water source.

  • Inspect swimming pool circulation systems.

Mechanical Inspectors

  • Ensure compliance with Florida Building Code, Mechanical as adopted and amended by the State .

  • Inspect commercial specialty installations including: Grease hood duct system, chillers, chilled water piping, fire dampers, medical gas systems, high velocity vacuum systems.

  • Inspect solar domestic water, heating and solar swimming pool heating systems.

  • Florida Solar Energy Center


On-Line Permitting & Inspection Scheduling System

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Information for Homeowners,
Contractors, and Businesses

Homeowner Information

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Letter of Map Changes - FEMA Validation List

 Information on Sinkholes 

(packet includes application, engineer/geologist
 registration, and guidelines)

<click here for details>
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Frequently Asked Questions

Listings of Contractors Licensed in Hernando County

Available on BLDSYS Reports
(click the link below)

Automated Reports


Contractor Reports (CSV)  

Contractor Reports (PDF)

Open Permits Report (CSV)

Open Permits Report (PDF)

Safety Barrier Guidelines
for Home Pools

Safety Barrier Guidelines for Home Pools

Residential Pool

Residential Swimming Pool Safety

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