Blasting, Implosion & Dynamic Compaction

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 additional 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.


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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 additional​ 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
Fee Schedule
Florida Building Commission
Florida Building Code
Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation (DBPR)

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