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Air Permits for Parking Garages and Lots

Any enclosed or below ground parking garage must have a mechanical ventilation system to prevent build up of dangerous levels of carbon monoxide. A pre-construction permit must be approved by AMS prior to installing a mechanical ventilation system to assure compliance with AMS requirements.

Pre-Construction Permits for Dry Cleaners

Dry cleaners that use dry cleaning solvents containing Perchloroethylene (“PERC”) [also known as DowPer™, PerSec®, Perklone™ D, Perklone™ DX, Tetrachloroethylene, or Tetrachloroethene], or n-Propyl Bromide (“n-PB”) [also known as Dry-Solv™ and Fabrisolv™] for dry cleaning are required to obtain a pre-construction permit from AMS prior to installation and must maintain...
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Fire Certificates

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Plumbing Permit

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Permit Appeals

Filing an Appeal Before you can file an appeal, you will need a formal code decision from the Department of Licenses and Inspections. This decision comes in the form of a Notice of Refusal document. This document is obtained from the plan examiner reviewing your permit application or request for...
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Tank Permits

To obtain a construction permit for the installation, removal or insertion of a tank to gather or hold the materials listed below and submit a completed permit application in-person at the Municipal Services Building (MSB) Concourse.

Modular Construction (Residential) Permit

Requirements for a Modular Construction (Residential) Permit To obtain a construction permit for residential, modular buildings three stories or less, gather the materials listed below and submit a completed permit application in-person at the Municipal Services Building (MSB) Concourse. Prerequisite Approvals: Before obtaining a building permit, your project may also...
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Signage

To obtain permission to install a sign on your business, gather the materials listed below and submit a completed permit application in-person at the Municipal Services Building (MSB) Concourse.

Demolition Permit Requirements

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Lawful Occupancy Sign

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Cooking Extinguishing Systems

To obtain a Cooking Extinguishing System Permit, gather the materials listed below and submit a completed permit application in-person at the Municipal Services Building (MSB) Concourse at 1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd.

Mechanical Permit

To obtain a Mechanical Permit, gather the materials listed below and submit a completed permit application in-person at the Municipal Services Building (MSB) Concourse.

Fire Suppression Permit

Requirements for a Fire Suppression Permit To obtain a Fire Suppression Permit, gather the materials listed below, and submit a completed permit application in-person at the Municipal Services Building (MSB) Concourse. Prerequisite Approvals: Before obtaining a building permit, your project may also need approvals from various city departments if your...
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Alterations Permit

To obtain a Building Permit for alterations, gather the materials listed below and submit a completed permit application in-person at the Municipal Services Building (MSB) Concourse.

EZ Permits

EZ Permits are permits that Do Not Require the Submission of Plans