Inspection Utilization Reports

Pursuant to Florida Statute 553.80, by December 31st of each year, the governing body of a local government that provides a schedule of fees shall create a building permit and inspection utilization report and post the report on its website.  The information in the report shall be derived from relevant information available in the most recently completed financial audit.  After December 31st, of each year, the governing body of a local government that provides a schedule of fees shall update its building permit and inspection utilization report before making any adjustments to the fee schedule.

The City of Fort Pierce's fiscal year begins on October 1st and ends on September 30th.  The below information is derived between that period for each respective fiscal year.  Below please find the Building Permit and Inspection Utilization report for fiscal year 2020-2021.

Permit and Inspection Utilization Report - FY 2020-2021

1. Direct and indirect costs incurred by the local government to enforce the Florida Building Code, including cost related to:

a)  Personnel services costs, including salary and related employee benefit costs incurred by the local government to enforce the Florida building Code. View Budget 

b)  Operating expenditures and expenses.  View Budget

2.  Permit and inspection utilization information, including:

a)  Number of building permit applications submitted: 4,939

b)  Number of building permits/renewals issued (approved):  6,018

c)  Number of building inspections and re-inspections requested:  20,396

d)  Number of building inspections and re-inspections conducted:  18,669

e)  Number of inspections and re-inspections conducted by a Private Provider:  795

f)  Number of audits conducted by the local government of Private Provider building inspections:  0

g)  Number of personnel dedicated by the local government to enforce the Florida Building Code, issue building permits and conduct inspections:  22

h)  Other permissible activities for enforcing the Florida Building Code as described in subparagraph (a)1: N/A

3.  Revenue information along with direct and indirect cost incurred by the local government to enforce the Florida Building Code:

a)  Revenue derived from fees pursuant to paragraph (a): View Budget

b)  Revenue derived from fines pursuant to paragraph (a): View Budget

c)  When applicable, investment earnings from the local government's investment of revenue derived from fees and fines pursuant to paragraph (a): View Budget

d)  Balances carried forward by the local government pursuant to paragraph (a): View Budget

e)  Balances refunded by the local government pursuant to paragraph (a): View Budget

f)  Revenue derived from other sources, including local government general revenue: View Budget