FS 553.73(10)(i) Chickees constructed by the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida or the Seminole Tribe of Florida. As used in this paragraph, the term “chickee” means an open-sided wooden hut that has a thatched roof of palm or palmetto or other traditional materials, and that does not incorporate any electrical, plumbing, or other nonwood features.
If a member of the Miccosukee or Seminole Tribe desires to build a chickee hut, the following submittals are required for exemption from the Florida Building Code.
- . Tribal Membership Card
- 2. Chickee hut Application (for zoning review only)
- 3. Boundary survey/site plan- showing the setback and location of the chickee.
- 4. Affidavit stating no electricity or plumbing is being installed signed by the property owner.
- 5. Zoning Review and processing fee of $175
If electricity or plumbing is proposed in the tiki hut, the Residential Building Permit Application must be submitted with all required plans, application, permit, and review fees will apply.