Direct email addresses reduce delays
BuildingPermits@marioncountyfl.org (as of Nov. 1, 2017)
BuildingEbusiness@marioncountyfl.org (as of Oct. 9, 2017)
BuildingARI@marioncountyfl.org (as of Nov. 1, 2017)
BuildingPlansReview@marioncountyfl.org (as of Nov. 1, 2017)
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 business days in advance.
Effective July 1, 2018:
Permits no longer accepted via:Fax: June 1, 2017
Standard mail/delivery service: Aug. 1, 2017
Drop-off box: Aug. 14, 2017
For quickest response, submit permit applications via e-plans or email.
Contractors and authorized agents may submit specific permit applications to email@example.com.
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 email, submit a credit card request form to the permitting office.
*Please do not send cash via mail.
For contractors with escrow accounts:
Building permit application packets which do not include plans are accepted during operating hours via email - Buildingpermits@marioncountyfl.org. 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.