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941.743.1200
18500 Murdock Circle
Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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Community Development

Mission: To administer and enforce the county's land development & building construction regulations, the Florida Building Code, and the preparation and implementation of the county's Comprehensive Plan.

Automated Inspection Request System (AIRS) phone: 941.833.4086. Available 24/7. Must call by 11:59 pm for next day service.

Online inspection scheduling: Contractors only. Available 24/7. Request must be made by 11:59 pm to be eligible for next day service.

Permit counter and phone hours (except holidays): 

  • Monday - 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Phones are not answered after 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday through Friday - 7:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Phones are not answered after 4:30 p.m.

Inspector hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (in the field only) Monday through Friday (holidays).

Department News

Charlotte County Committee Vacancies

Charlotte County Committee Vacancies

Jan. 25, 2023 10:23 am

Vacancies for Charlotte County committees and advisory boards.

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Property Appraiser Accepting Applications for Partial Property Tax Refunds

Property Appraiser Accepting Applications for Partial Property Tax Refunds

Jan. 6, 2023 11:17 am

The Charlotte County Property Appraiser’s office is now accepting applications for partial property tax refunds if a residential improvement was destroyed or rendered uninhabitable for at least 30 days due to hurricanes Ian or Nicole.

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Land-Clearing Debris Does Not Qualify as Storm Debris

Land-Clearing Debris Does Not Qualify as Storm Debris

Dec. 7, 2022 2:45 pm

Debris cleared from vacant land for the purpose of land clearing is not eligible for storm debris collection.

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