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Building Permits

Building Code ServicesBuilding PermitsBlasting, Implosion & Dynamic Compaction
Blasting, Implosion & Dynamic Compaction
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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 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 or email.

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.

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