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How Do I Fill Out a Notice to Building Official Document?

December 1st, 2023 | 1 min. read

By Savannah Doctor

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Before a private provider can begin working with you on your project, there are a couple of documents that are required. The first is the Notice to Building Official document (NTBO) which must have the required sections filled out properly. Without the proper information and notarization, building permits cannot be rewarded.

It's essential to ensure that the required documentation is in order. One of the primary documents needed is the Notice to Building Official (NTBO), which plays a crucial role in the permitting process. Without a properly filled-out NTBO, building permits cannot be issued, potentially causing delays and setbacks in your project timeline.


How do I fill out the first page of the NTBO?


Project Name - owner, the name of your projectntbo-1-1

Parcel Tax ID - Property ID 

Services to be provided - check one or both, depending on your needs. One option must be checked

I, _____- Contractor’s first and last name

The bottom outlined section is filled out the by private provider firm - Firm, individual private provider performing services, firm address, firm email, firm telephone, and the private provider's licensing number. 

How do I fill out the second page of the NTBO?



The contractor will fill out if this job is by an Individual OR Corporation OR Partnership 

State of - The state where your project resides 

County of - the county where your project resides 

Whichever section was filled out above (Individual OR Corporation OR Partnership) is filled out to match. 

Personally known or produced identification (one option must be marked) and identification method must be stated 

Notary Public- Notary must stamp and sign the document


Navigating the permitting process can be complex, but Legacy Engineering is here to assist you every step of the way. As your private provider, we streamline the process and ensure that all necessary paperwork is completed accurately and submitted promptly. Visit our website to download a copy of the Notice to Building Official and learn more about the required documents for private provider inspections. By working with Legacy Engineering, you can avoid potential building department pushback and unnecessary delays, ensuring a smooth and efficient construction process.

You should never have to go through the permit process with questions, Legacy Engineering is here to streamline the entire process. With a private provider, we will be with you every step of the way and will communicate throughout. To download your copy of the Notice to Building Official, please visit "What are the required documents for private provider inspections?". Whether you are looking for plan review or inspections, it is important that you submit the correct paperwork to avoid potential building department pushback or unnecessary building delays. 

Savannah Doctor

Hi! I am Savannah Doctor, Content Manager at Legacy Engineering. I have a Bachelor's degree in Digital Media from the University of Central Florida. In my free time, I like to watch and play sports, spend time at the beach, and family time is essential!