Permits

Permit Requirements


Engineering permits, to be issued by the Engineering Division, are required for all construction activities within private property, dedicated public rights-of-way, and easements, including, but not limited to:
  • Curbing
  • Drainage lines and structure
  • Engineering activities
  • Excavation
  • Fill
  • Light poles
  • Parking areas
  • Pavement markings
  • Road construction
  • Road cuts
  • Sanitary sewer
  • Sidewalks
  • Swales
  • Traffic signs
  • Waterways
  • Water distribution

Permit Application


Blank forms may be obtained from the Engineering Division:
8300 South Palm Drive
Pembroke Pines, FL 33025
Ph: 954-518-9040
Fx: 954-518-8905

Please complete all blanks. Incomplete or unsigned applications cannot be processed.

Permit Processing


A minimum time period of two weeks is required for the processing of a permit application.

Permit Fee


The permit fee is 4.91364 % of the construction cost, or as specified otherwise in Sec. 6-16 of the City Code of Ordinances.

Clearing / Lake / Fill / Demolition


The permit fee is 2.45682 %   See the permit fee schedule.

Other Fees


The following fees, if applicable, must be paid prior to the process of this permit application:
  • Engineering Plan Review - $1,641.40 lump sum
  • Street Lights - $1,047.14 per pole
Note: Permit fees are subject to Consumer Price Index.

Drawings & Specifications


Three (3) sets 24X36  and (4) sets 11X17 of drawings and specifications, sealed and signed by the design engineer, which have already been reviewed and approved by the City / county/ state, Health and Rehabilitative Services, Department of Environmental Protection, South Florida Water Management District, South Broward Drainage District, and other applicable review agencies. All approvals must be within a maximum period of 12 months preceding the date of issuance of the permit.

Performance Bond


A performance bond in the amount of 110% of the construction cost, is needed to ensure engineering construction as planned. 

Construction Contract


A copy of the construction contract which shows the breakdown of all quantities and cost of the project should be attached with the permit application.

License Qualifications


Up-to-date and valid licenses, registrations, certifications and insurances will be submitted with each application.

Pavement Cuts


This permit does not cover any pavement cuts on any existing roads, swales, or sidewalks in public rights-of-way. A separate permit must be applied for for such activities.

Pre-Construction Meeting


The pre-construction meeting should be scheduled prior to issuance of the construction permit. Once all documentation required has been received and approved.

Code of Ordinances


All construction to be performed under a permit must conform to the requirements of the City's Code of Ordinances. The City's Code of Ordinances shall supersede the approved plans and specifications.

For the City Code of Ordinances please visit here:

http://www.amlegal.com/codes/client/pembroke-pines_fl

Definitions


  • BCWM - Broward County Water Management District
  • CBWCD - Central Broward Water Control District
  • DEP - Department of Environmental Protection
  • EPGMD - Broward County Environmental Protection and Growth management Department
  • FDOT - Florida Department of Transportation
  • SBDD - South Broward Drainage District
  • SFWMD - South Florida Water Management District
  • BCTED - Broward County Traffic Enforcement Division