Owner Builder Permits – Why Acting as Your Own Contractor in Florida Can Be Risky Business

The Legislature deems it necessary in the interest of the public health, safety, and welfare to regulate the construction industry. As a result, the Florida Legislature enacted Chapter 489, Florida Statutes. From that statutory authority, the Construction Industry Licensing Board was created and along with the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, promulgated 61G4 of the Florida Administrative Code to further set forth rules and standards that govern the construction industry in Florida.