Panama City

Contractor Forms & Information

In order to apply for a building permit, all contractors must:

  • Obtain a state license
  • Register with the Building Department of Panama City

To register with the City of Panama City Building Department, please provide the following:

  • Driver’s License
  • General Liability Insurance or Exemption
  • Provide a State License (Registered Contractor’s need a Bay County Competency Card)
  • Obtain a City of Panama City License
  • Letters of Authorization for Employees to apply for permits (Form provided below)
  • Contractor Application
  • Letter of Authorization

Permit Forms

The following are required to complete the Building Application Packet:

Home Owner Forms & Information

Homeowners are permitted to apply for building permits, provided that the owner oversees the work and is on-site during construction. Homeowners are required to submit an application similar to contractors.

The Building Application Packet consists of the following documents and requirements below: