The Building & Permitting Services Department is responsible for inspecting new and active construction related issues to include, construction parking, additions and remodeling structures in accordance with the Florida building codes. Also, issues business license (zoning should be checked, the applicant must have appropriate parking for business, and change out of signs must be approved/permitted). You may access all Florida Building Code Editions online at floridabuilding.org or purchase the codes at boaf.net or iccsafe.org. Our primary mission is to provide for the public safety, health, and general welfare in the built environment through education and enforcement of the building codes, local ordinances, and state laws. Life safety is our main goal and objective.
- Building Safety Month Proclamation (May 2017)
- International Code Council Building Safety Month Video (May 2017)
- New safe and efficient building method underway in Winter Park
- Winter Park requirements for Blower Door testing effective July 1, 2017
Please note: The 6th Edition (2017) Florida Building Codes will become effective on December 31, 2017. An analysis of the changes between the 2014 & 2017 codes with comparison tables for each of the codes (Building, Energy Conservation, Existing Building, Fuel Gas, Mechanical, Plumbing and Residential) can be found at the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation website.
Also, the 2014 National Electrical Code will become effective on December 31, 2017. Information about the code can be found at the National Fire Protection Association website.
The new editions of the codes referenced above would be applicable to permit applications submitted on or after the effective date (i.e. December 31, 2017).
Please also note that all master plans approved under the 5th Edition (2014) Florida Building Codes will expire on December 30, 2017 and cannot be used for permitting after that date. New master plans in compliance with the 6th Edition (2017) Florida Building Codes would need to be submitted for review and approval before being used.
For comparisons of the Fifth Edition to the 2010 Florida Building Code visit this link. For more information on the Fifth Edition of the Florida Building Code, please visit floridabuilding.org. For further questions, please contact 407-599-3237.
- Codes Adopted as of June 30, 2015
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- Electronic Plan Submittal Procedure
- Permitting Procedure Guides
- Sub Permit Electronic Submittal and Online Payment Procedure
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