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Plan Review


Plan review is conducted to ensure code compliance with the 2010 Florida Building Code, Building, Existing Building, Residential, Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel Gas and other codes associated with energy, electrical, and other construction and development codes as adopted in the city's municiple code. The review ensures your project meets code requirements and is safe before construction starts. Plans examiners review submitted plans and associated documentation for compliance with structural, architectural and fire safety requirements.


All plans will be processed through the customer service counter Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The permit center is located at the Building Department at Venice City Hall, 401 W. Venice Ave.

Submittal Requirements (see construction documents)



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Contact us:

Greg Schneider
Deputy Building Official
Tel:  (941) 486-2626, ext. 22013
Fax: (941) 486-2448

Joe Gaudio
Senior Inspector
Tel:  (941) 486-2626, ext. 22004
Fax: (941) 486-2448
Bud Keefer
Senior Inspector
Tel:  (941) 486-2626, ext. 22005
Fax: (941) 486-2448
Danny Watson
Multi-trade Inspector
Tel:  (941) 486-2626, ext. 24003
Fax: (941) 486-2448
Robert Zerbe
Multi-trade Inspector
Tel:  (941) 486-2626, ext. 21005
Fax: (941) 486-2448
Jack Stevenson
Fire Inspector
Tel:  (941) 486-2626, ext. 22008
Fax: (941) 486-2448


Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.