Dock Contractor Requirements
All construction activity involving docks or boardwalks must be conducted by a contractor possessing
a valid class “A” general contractor’s license or a marine contractor’s license issued by the
Pinellas County Construction and Licensing Board (PCCLB). All such contractors and any contractor performing dredge and
fill activities shall maintain applicable worker’s compensation and general liability insurance as required by state and
federal law, including but not limited to, the provisions of the U.S. Longshoreman’s & Harbor Worker’s Compensation Act (USL&H),
or the Jones Act.
In order to submit applications for Dock/Dredge & Fill Permits, a contractor must fulfill all registration requirements.
Complete the following and submit to Clerk of the Circuit Court, Board Records Department,
315 Court Street, 5th Floor, Clearwater, FL 33756:
A copy of USL&H Insurance Coverage, where applicable
A copy of your current Contractors License issued by the Pinellas County Construction and Licensing Board (PCCLB)
Questions regarding Bonding or insurance requirements should be directed to the Department of Environmental Management at (727) 464-4761
Other Recommended Review Materials
It is recommended you review the
Pinellas County Waterways Code
for additional information regarding your responsibilities as a Marine Contractor.
Permit Application forms can be accessed at the
Pinellas County Environmental Management website.