Building & Subtrade Permits

For more information, call Development Services at (813) 272-5600

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Our online permitting and licensing solution allows you to easily submit and track your application 24/7. Log in to the HillsGovHub portal.

Please Note: This site is compatible with minimum browser versions of Google Chrome 73, Microsoft Edge 38, and Firefox 61.

Not sure what type of application you need to submit for your project? Use our Online Permit Types tool to see what application type to choose! You can also research your property to see what uses are allowed prior to starting your application.

Changes to FEMA Flood Maps

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has completed a multi-year assessment of the County's coastal flood risk and updated flood maps.

Effective October 7, 2021, permits issued by the County will need to meet the new flood zone and Base Flood Elevation (BFE) requirements (even if the application was received before October 7).

To see how the flood risk may have changed for a property or area, visit Hillsborough County's Flood Zone Comparison Viewer. Please view our fact sheet for additional information.

To our customers affected by the closing of Olympus Pools:
The Board of County Commissioners has passed a resolution waiving permit transfer fees for any affected customers. Customers who have already transferred their permit will be eligible for a refund of the transfer fee. For additional information, please contact


Permits - Instructions, Information and documents

  1. Notice of Commencement


  2. Right-of-Way Permits (ROW)

    Apply Pages - Instructions & Information

    Application Forms


  3. Refunds

    Apply Pages - Instructions & Information

    Application Forms

  4. Building and Construction - Additional Resources

    Apply Pages - Instructions & Information

    Guides, Requirements, and Webinar Videos




  5. Electrical - Additional Resources

    Requirements & Instructions

  6. Natural Hazard Planning - Additional Resources

    Guidelines, Instructions, & Forms

  7. Right of Way (ROW) - Additional Resources

    Fee schedule & Manuals

  8. Miscellaneous Forms


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