Permit and inspection information

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Water connection requirement flier

Building in Marion County?

Is your parcel required to connect to an area Marion County Utilities pipeline?
Important information that may affect your costs and cause project delays found here.

Learn how the Florida Springs Protection Act, effective July 1, 2018,
impacts Marion County's permitting process here.

All building inspections will be scheduled in the order received. When an inspection date is full, new inspection requests will be scheduled for the next available inspection date.

We have a new online scheduling system! Inspections may now be scheduled

online up to 30 business days in advance.

Effective July 1, 2018:
- The automated inspection request system (AIRS) has been disconnected.
- Inspection scheduling deadlines change from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Permit application payments are accepted in person or via email at or

Permit application checklist found here.

  • Each checklist includes a listing of required documents to be included in the application package.
  • Select the checklist for your scope of work. Need help? Contact our office at 352-438-2400.
  • Permits are processed upon receipt of all required documents and copies.
    Please use the checklist as the first page of your application packet to ensure your first submittal includes all the required documents and copies.