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City of Lake Wales Permits

To view license requirements, definition, exams, books, and classes, please visit Polk County


 The City of Lake Wales uses one  Permit Application for the following trades.

  • Air conditioner change-outs
  • Demolition
  • Driveways and parking pads
  • Electrical services change-outs
  • Fences
  • Fire Suppression Hood System
  • House siding
  • Interior alterations and renovations
  • Masonry walls
  • New buildings including storage buildings, boathouses, docks, greenhouses, and screen enclosures
  • New electrical, plumbing, gas, and air conditioning systems
  • Patios and decks
  • Reroofing
  • Signs
  • Temporary buildings (construction, etc.)

Commercial/Industrial Permit Requirements

  • Apply for a permit with a completed application.
  • Full Size scaled set of Construction Plans and Site Plans
  • Product Approval Spec Sheet
  • DPBR Approved Construction Plans when applicable
  • Tax ID (Parcel ID Number)
  • Water/Sewer Service Documentation/Septic Tank Approval
  • Supplement for Commercial Industrial (as required)
  • Copies of regulatory permits (DEP, WMD, FDOT, etc.)
  • Deed (proof of ownership) (Owner Builder if applicable)
  • Notice of Commencement (due before the first inspection and posted at the site prior to the first inspection)
  • Primary Contractor – Copy of License, Liability cert., Workers comp cert
  • Sub-contractors – Copy of License, Liability cert., Workers comp cert
  • The applicant will be notified of other required documents based on the scope of work or type of application, i.e.: flood certificate, letter of authorization, etc.