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HOMEOWNER INFORMATION
PERMITTING:
IMPROVEMENTS WITHIN DISTRICT’S EASEMENTS
A permit shall be obtained from the District prior to the construction of any docks, decks, fences, brick pavers, seawalls, sprinkler intake lines or other improvements within the easements, rights-of-way or water management areas of the District. The District will review each permit application on its own merits and determine its impact on the water management works of the District. During the review process the District conducts a field inspection of the property to determine if the easements are in conformance with the District’s policy. The applicant shall submit a current complete and sealed survey of the property with each permit application. Along with the survey, the applicant shall submit a copy of the property owner's recorded warranty deed, a homeowners association authorization letter, where applicable, and the associated permit fee. Permit ID Placards are to be installed on all permitted improvements by the Permittee. An indemnification agreement will be required with all applications for sprinkler intake lines larger than 2 inches in diameter, docks, decks and seawalls. For all improvements requiring an indemnification agreement, engineering drawings are to be submitted on 11 inch x 17 inch paper size or smaller. The proposed improvement is to be dimensioned and located on the survey in relation to the property lines.
 
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BOAT STORAGE AREA (BSA)
BRICK PAVERS/PATIOS
DECKS
DOCKS
ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
FENCES
FOUNTAINS
LANDSCAPING

POOL REVIEW APPLICATION

SHORELINE PROTECTION (SEAWALLS)
EROSION RESTORATION BROCHURE
SPRINKLERS INTAKE 2" OR SMALLER
SPRINKLERS INTAKE LARGER THAN 2"
SOUTHWEST RANCHES (SWR) LEVEL OF SERVICE
VARIANCES
 
FEES

FINAL INSPECTIONS:
 
Prior to a final approval from any city within our District, homeowners with permitted improvements on waterfront lots or lots with a drainage easement must obtain an inspection and written approval from South Broward Drainage District, even if the improvement did not encroach into the easement.
 
To request a final inspection you will need to:
 
1. Fax your survey with improvements identified to (954) 680-3339
 
2. Provide a fax cover sheet with the following information:
Owner name and phone number
Contractor Name (if applicable) and phone number
Property Address
Subdivison Name
Lot # / Block #
City Permit Number
SBDD Permit Number and/or Placard ID# (if applicable)
Improvement Type for Inspection
 
3. Contact SBDD office at (954) 680-3337 to confirm receipt of your faxed request.
 
NOTE: SBDD Inspector will visit property in 1-2 days following your request. The SBDD Inspector will be inspecting property for its conformance with SBDD regulations/policies. A Residential Lot Final Inspection form indicating whether or not the improvement was approved will be left at the property.
 
 
 
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