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18500 Murdock Circle
Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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Intake Processing Review Status

We always aim to process applications within 1-2 business days, but please remember that this is an approximate time frame. Once intake review is complete, the application will be routed for plan review, which are the time frames listed below. Thank you for your continued patience throughout this process.

Plan/Permit Review Time Frames as of July 23


Category​ Average in Business Days Average in Weeks
​New Dwellings & Additions 7 1.5
​​Carports & Garages 7 1.5
​Remodels 6 1.5
​Accessories (non-marine) 6 1.5
​Accessories (marine) 6 1.5


Category​ Average in Business Days Average in Weeks
​New Buildings & Additions 7 1.5
​Buildouts 7 1.5
​Remodels (commercial) 7 1.5
​Remodels (multifamily) 7 1.5
​Parking Lots/Signs 6 1.5
​Accessories 8 2
  • Time frames are estimates - not a guarantee.
  • Dwellings: One and two family, townhome and mobile home.
  • Residential Accessories: Baby barriers, boatlifts, cages, canopies, decks, docks, doors, fences, garages, lanais, seawalls, sheds, shutters, signs, solar PV, swimming pools, and windows.
  • Commercial Accessories: Same as Residential with the addition of parking lots and signs.
  • Multifamily: Included in the Commercial Building category.

Charlotte County Utilities
Water & Sewer Time Frames as of July 2024

  • Water in Queue: 470
  • Sewer in Queue: 133 service taps
  • Sewer in Queue: 32 mandatory tank installs

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