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Leon County to waive permit fees to rebuild after Hurricane Michael

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Posted at 6:18 PM, Oct 11, 2018
and last updated 2019-09-30 09:12:00-04

LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL)Leon County will waive building permit fees for storm-related repairs to help rebuild after Hurricane Michael. 

To help the community rebuild after Hurricane Michael, Leon County will waive building permit fees for storm-related repairs. Residents and contractors may begin storm related repairs immediately and apply for the necessary permits afterwards and removal of storm-damaged trees.  

Starting Tuesday, October 16, those interested in the waiver should contact Leon County Development Support and Environmental Management at (850) 606-1300 or at www.LeonPermits.org .

To be eligible for the waiver, the person performing the work must be the homeowner or a licensed contractor. 

Leon County said as a reminder, you should always make sure that your contractor is licensed by the State of Florida. 

A list of licensed contractors can be found at www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/ or by calling the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation at (850) 487-1395 once state offices reopen Monday.