Important inspection information:
Inspection requests received prior to 7 a.m. may be scheduled for the same business day depending on inspector availability and are handled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Once same day availability is depleted, inspection requests will be scheduled for the next available date and time.
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.
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Each permit type has specific application requirements and approval processes.1. Use the building permit checklists 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 in the mail.
Attention contractors with escrow accounts:
Our office accepts building permit application packets that do not include plans during operating hours via mail or fax (352-438-2412). Building permit application packets containing plans are accepted during operating hours, via mail and electronically using ePlans.
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.