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City of Hollywood Updates: Express Permitting & The Salsa Fest Are Happening This Week

April 11, 2024

The City of Hollywood recently launched a new Express Permitting Service that allows applicants the ability to submit certain Building permit types electronically for same day review. The submission window is from 6:00 p.m. Tuesday up until 9:00 a.m. Wednesday. Currently, this program applies to select residential permits listed below.

Permit types available at this time are limited to:

• Mechanical: Residential A/C Replacement Checklist
• Plumbing: Residential Water Heater Checklist
• Structural: Residential Reroof Checklist
• Electrical: Residential Service Change Checklist

Please note, this service is for stand-alone permits only. It does not include sub permits to a Master Permit. Up to 10 submittals are allowed per applicant. Applications in a Historic District may be delayed as additional review may be required.

The following requirements are necessary to be eligible to participate in the Express Permitting Service:

• Contractor must be registered and up-to-date with verified insurance, workman's comp and contractor license prior to submittal
• Same day plan review guaranteed; If approved, payment must be received by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday for permit to be issued electronically
• Submissions must include completed permit checklist provided in the links above
• Completed Express Permit Service Request Form. Download the form here. These requirements are necessary to be eligible to participate in the Express Permitting Service:.
• Submissions must be emailed to: between 6:00 p.m. Tuesday up until 9:00 a.m. Wednesday

For inquiries or additional information related to Express Permitting reviews, please call or text Jessica Mesadieu at: (954) 802-1590. Calls or text messages on this line will be returned on Wednesday between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. You may also call the Building Division during normal business hours, Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at: (954) 921-3335.

Hollywood Salsa Fest
For the past eight years The Hollywood Salsa Festival and its founders Melina Almodovar and Cristina Moinelo have dedicated themselves to the mission of keeping Salsa Music alive and well in our society by dedicating one day a year in the beautiful city of Hollywood, Florida at ArtsPark at Young Circle to celebrating and enjoying salsa music in all its forms. We welcome all of you salsa fans to our world of rumba, clave, and guaguanco for our 9th anniversary festival on Saturday April 13th 2024 at 2:00 pm at ArtsPark at Young Circle, Hollywood Florida. This event is free for all that want to enjoy the wonders of Salsa Music in all its forms Orchestras, dance performances, djs and more.

The ArtsPark @ Young Circle is located at: 1 North Young Circle, Hollywood, Florida 33020. For more information visit:

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