Building, planning and tree removal permits are now available online.
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You must register to apply online. You must have a licensed contractor associated with your registration to apply for tree removal and building permits. Professional licenses are not required for planning applications.
Services Available. To submit an online tree removal permit application your tree service must first be registered with the City of Clearwater (BTR or REG), and you must have already registered for online permitting. To learn how to register for online permitting, please see the handout “How to Register Online for Tree and Landscape Services.”.
Permitting. NEW Contractors are encouraged to submit permit applications online using our ePermitting System at treedelimbing.bar Effective June 1, all contractors must submit window, door, garage door, mechanical, roof, electric, plumbing and water heater permits online.
Detailed information on submittal requirements is available under the Help section on that page. A permit is required to remove any protected tree, which is any nonhazardous tree four inches DBH (diameter breast height) or greater or any palm with a 10 foot clearance and straight trunk. The city of Clearwater encourages residential tree replacement. The city offers suggestions on the best practices to plant trees and recommends trees that are most suitable for this climate and area.
When applying for building or tree removal permits, you must have a license associated with your online account. If you currently do not have a license associated with your account, follow the steps below to add a license: If you are a licensed Contractor, search for and add your current license.
Applications, Forms & Information. Permits - Construction Services/Building. Building/Flood Board of Adjustment & Appeals Application. Contractor Affidavit.
Fence/Wall Permit Application.
Non-Substantial Damage/Improvement Review. Owner-Builder Affidavit. Permit Application. Permit Application Checklist for Commercial Addition/Remodel.