Important inspection information

Building Safety email updates: (as of Nov. 1, 2017)
Email subject example: 1245 SE 999 St. Road-Plumbing permit residential
Use for these over-the-counter permits only:

or service changeout
<800 AMP
Solar pool heater
Garage door Plumbing
Subsurface grouting
or underpinning
Hurricane shutters
 (as of Oct. 9, 2017)
Email subject example: Permit# 2017000000-NOC-escrow deposit acct# 0000
*Be sure to include the escrow account number.
Use to submit documents including and similar to:

Notice of commencements
Powers of attorney
Escrow deposits
Permit extension requests
This email was deactivated on Nov. 1, 2017. (as of Nov. 1, 2017)
Email subject example: 1245 SE 999 St. Road-Single-family residence
Use to submitting permit applications via the ePlans system. (as of Nov. 1, 2017)
Email subject example: Permit# 2017000000-blower door test
Use to submit responses to reviewers and:

Blower door tests Termite treatment records  
Soil bearing tests    

All building inspections will be scheduled on a first come, first served basis.
To schedule inspections, contact our office at 352-438-2477

Driveway and utility inspection requests must be received by 3:30 p.m. on the day prior to the requested inspection date to be eligible for next-business-day-inspection scheduling.

Important notices:
  > View fee rates here.
 > View lien search fees here.
 > Permit applications are no longer accepted via mail as of Aug. 1, 2017.

Each permit type has specific application and approval requirements.

1. Use the applicable building permit checklist to determine if your application requires additional forms and for permit-specific directions.
2. Complete the building permit application.
3. Submit your building permit application packet.
All permit applications must include the required deposit fee.
Fees may be paid by: cash, escrow account fund, checks (payable to Marion County BOCC) or credit cards.
To make a credit card payment by fax, telephone or email, submit a credit card request form to the permitting office.
*Please do not send cash via mail.

Attention contractors with escrow accounts:
Building permit application packets which do not include plans are accepted during operating hours via mail or fax. Building permit application packets containing plans are accepted during operating hours, via mail and electronically using ePlans.

Permit notes:
Permit application packets are processed in the order in which they are received.
Missing required documents or other information will cause delays in the approval process.

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