General When is a Permit Required?
At the time an individual lot is proposed to be investigated for potential sinkhole or ground settlement activity, an Investigation Permit must be obtained from the Hernando County Building Department by the property
for sinkhole or
An Investigation ground settlement
investigative work conducted on Visual inspections to determine needed do not require permit.
after June 27, 2011. an investigation is
line at permits Official.
www.hernandocounty.us/bldg. shall be as established
Permits will be readily issued for
for said Building a specific
Investigation work must be performed by
a Florida licensed engineer or geologist.
Investigation Permits: Permit Application
Who Can Obtain the Permit? The following persons may apply for and obtain an Investigation Permit:
Florida Licensed Professional Engineer
Florida Licensed Professional Geologist