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Blasting & Implosion Permits

Individuals with a State of Florida and Broward County license may apply for a permit to use, store, handle or transport explosives and/or blasting agents in Broward County. Before applying for a permit, you must contact us to set up a “Pre-Blast” conference. In addition, you must:

  • Provide surveys of the site and the surrounding properties/buildings
  • Provide proof of a minimum liability insurance policy and cash bond
  • Pay a permit fee to discuss your project and review your site plans

All permits for blasting and/or implosion expire on December 31. If your permit expires, you must contact us to get a new one. An addtional permit fee will apply.

When any blasting or implosion activity is in progress, a seismograph must be used. In addition, our agency’s licensed official will perform on-site monitoring.

Call 954-765-4400, Option 5 to schedule a pre-application conference.


Dynamic Compaction Permits

We issue permits to individuals that conduct dynamic compaction at sites located in Broward County. Before applying for the permit, you must contact us to set up a conference to discuss your project and review your site plans. In addition, you must:

  • Provide surveys of the site and the surrounding properties/buildings
  • Provide proof of a minimum liability insurance policy
  • Meet certain pre-compaction notice and inspection requirements
  • Pay a permit fee

All permits for compaction expire on December 31. If your permit expires, you must contact us to get a new one. An addtional permit fee will apply.

When any compaction activity is in progress, a seismograph must be used. In addition, our agency’s licensed official will perform on-site monitoring.

Call 954-765-4400, Option 5 to schedule a pre-application conference.


 

Building Code Resources

Broward County Code of Ordinances: Chapter 5: Building Regulations and Land Use
Building Code Forms
Building Departments by City
Florida Building Commission
Florida Building Code
Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation (DBPR)

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