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Pursuant to Florida Statute 553.80, by December 31 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 31, 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 County’s fiscal year begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The below information is derived between that period for the referenced fiscal year:

  1. Report FY 20
  1. Direct and indirect costs incurred by the local government to enforce the Florida Building Code, including costs related to: 
    1. Personnel services costs, including salary and related employee benefit costs incurred by the local government to enforce the Florida Building Code.  $9,981,734,94
    2. Operating expenditures and expenses. $3,333,420 
  2. Permit and Inspection Utilization Information:
    1. Number of building permits applications submitted. 134,819
    2. Number of Building permits issued or approved. 53,230
    3. Number of Building inspections and re-inspections requested. 276,020
    4. Number of Building inspections and re-inspections conducted. 57,729
    5. Number of Building inspections and re-inspections conducted by a Private Provider. 25,888
    6. Number of audits conducted by the local government of private provider building inspections. 0
    7. Number of personnel dedicated by the local government to enforce the Florida Building Code, issue building permits, and conduct inspections. 147
    8. Other permissible activities for enforcing the Florida Building Code
      • Plans submitted and Reviewed by licensed Plans Examiners.
      • Inspections performed on the issued permits.
      • Certificate of Occupancy/ Certificate of Completion issued on Residential, Commercial and Industrial Structures.
      • Minimum Standards
        • Unlicensed Contractors.
        • Pasco County Sheriff’s Office.
        • Flood Personnel.
      • HRE
        • Unsafe Structures.
  3.  Revenue information:
    1. Revenue derived from fees. $18,672,259.58
    2. Revenue derived from fines. $73,471.50
    3. When applicable, investment earnings from the local government's investment of revenue derived from fees and fines. $517,982.81
    4. Balances carried forward by the local government. $22,563,430
    5. Balances refunded by the local government. $25,526.71
    6. Revenue derived from other sources, including local government general revenue. $36,680.00