Yes, pursuant to Florida Statute 489.103(7) an owner/occupant of a property may be issued a permit to do contracting work on their own property. An affidavit must be signed establishing the owner-builder exemption. An owner/builder may only hire licensed subcontractors in those trades that carry a contractor's license.
"Owners of property when acting as their own contractor and providing direct, onsite supervision themselves of all work not performed by licensed contractors, when building or improving farm outbuildings or one-or-two family residences on such property for the occupancy or use of such owners and not offered for sale or lease, or building or improving commercial buildings, at a cost not to exceed $75,000, on such property for the occupancy or use of such owners and not for sale or lease." Florida Statutes, ss:489.103.