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Certificate of Use Application

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  2. Instructions

    No person, firm, landlord, tenant or corporation shall commence any use of any property, other than single-family residential, until an application for a Certificate of Use Application has been filed and such application is approved by the Division of Planning and Urban Design.

    There is a $121 non-refundable fee for the processing of this application for a Certificate of Use. You will receive an email from Planning Staff following submittal with instructions to submit the fee. The Certificate of Use Application will not be processed until payment has been received.

    The Certificate of Use verifies that the use described by the Applicant is an allowable use for the identified property. Said verification of uses is based upon the list of allowable uses per the applicable Zoning District as identified in the Zoning and Land Development Regulations and the Land Use Designation as identified in the Land Use Element of the City’s Comprehensive Plan.

    Certification of Use in no way waives or guarantees compliance with other applicable Zoning and Land Use Regulations or Florida Building and Fire Codes. The property and all applicable structures shall fully comply with all applicable Codes and Ordinances prior to the commencement of the approved use.


  4. Enter proposed Business Name and DBA

  5. Is this associated with a Building Permit or Code Violation?*

  6. Describe business type & operations to occur at referenced address or specify number of residential units for residential rental uses,

  7. Missing documents may delay the review of the application.



  10. This will also be the email used to issue the Certificate of Use if approved.

  11. Submittal Affirmation and Acknowledgment *

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  13. This field is not part of the form submission.