24/7 CDC call center: 800-232-4636.
View county office and event/program updates here.

View the Building Safety phone directory here.

Permit applications accepted via e-plansemail
and in person only.

- Contractors and authorized agents may submit
select applications to
- Homeowners acting as contractors must appear in person to apply for permits.
- Additional help for e-applications may be found here.

Current standards: Florida Building Code sixth edition

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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? Check out what you need before you apply for a permit here.

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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