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Important inspection information:

All building inspections will be scheduled in the order requests are received.  When an inspection date is full, new inspection requests will be scheduled for the next available inspection date. To schedule a partial inspection, call our office at 352-438-2400.  Our hours are Monday - Thursday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Driveway and Utility Inspection requests must be received by 3:30 p.m. prior to the requested date to be eligible for Next Business Day Inspection scheduling. All requests received after 3:30 p.m. will be scheduled at least two days from receipt.

Important notices:
 > Click here to view new fee rates effective in July 2015.
 > Click here for information on the new lien search fees.        
> Effective August 1, 2017, Marion County Building Safety will no longer accepted mailed in permit applications. 
> Transportation Impact Fee Schedule 

Marion County Building Safety strives to ensure the health, safety and public welfare of the built environment in Marion County by enforcing the Florida Building Code and related Marion County ordinances in an efficient and cost-effective manner. To ensure a safe built environment, the department issues permits, reviews plans, verifies contractor licenses and performs inspections for each project.

Do you live in a Deed Restricted Community? Click here before you apply for a permit.

Apply for a permit Request or cancel
an inspection

Local resources
- Marion County Property Appraiser.
- Marion County Clerk of Courts.

State resources
Department of Environmental Protection-District offices.
- Florida Building Commission: Building information, codes, product approval and more.
- Online Sunshine: Florida statutes.
- Municode: Code of ordinance library.

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