LARGO — Commissioners voted this month to waive permitting fees and requirements to help residents and business owners during Hurricane Irma recovery. The waivers, in effect until Oct. 19, are:
• Building permit fees for emergency exterior repairs for one- and two-family homes. A permit is still required, but the city can issue after-the-fact permits for emergency repairs.
• Building permit fees for emergency roof repairs. A permit is still required.
• Permit fees for demolition of mobile homes. A permit is still required.
• Tree removal permits for trees damaged or made dangerous by the hurricane. Tree replacement requirements are still in effect.
The city will also waive late fees on renewals of business tax receipts until Nov. 1.