Notice of Commencement

A Notice of Commencement (NOC) is required on improvements to real property when the project cost is greater than $2,500. For a project requiring only a mechanical permit, including one which involves the repair or replacement of an existing heating or air-conditioning system, a Notice of Commencement is required when the project cost is $15,000 or greater.

Download Notice of Commencement*

How to complete

  1. Complete the form
  2. Make sure that the NOC is recorded and certified at the Clerk's office

*Fillable forms may not work with many browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, etc.) - if you have issues with the form, do one of the following:

  • Download the form to your computer and open it up with a PDF viewer, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Download the printable version of the form and fill it out by hand
  • Try using the Internet Explorer browser to open the PDF

Where to send Notice of Commencement

Upload your Notice of Commencement to your application on the HillsGovHub portal


For further information about Notice of Commencement, call Development Services at (813) 272-5600.