Important inspection information
All building inspections will be scheduled in the order received to fill all available times during the department's operating hours.
Access our online inspection scheduling program here to schedule, re-schedule or cancel your next inspection! This new system allows inspections to be requested up to 30 days in advance.
Effective July 1, 2018:
Permits no longer accepted via:
Fax: June 1, 2017
Application for permits can be submitted via – in person,
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org or
Eplans - buildingARI@marioncountyfl.org
Homeowners acting as a contractor must appear in person to apply for permits.
The contractor licensing division is responsible for making sure contractors working in Marion County are properly licensed by Marion County and/or the State of Florida. A contractor licensing representative maintains records for the division and a license check is made each time a permit is issued.
Building inspectors and code enforcement officers assist in the field verifying that projects are permitted.
- State-certified contractor requirements to work in Marion County.