Mission: The Growth and Resource Management Department exists to provide a better quality of life for all Volusia County residents by facilitating the development of a well-designed, efficient, healthy and safely built environment that enhances community identity, coexists with the natural environment, and promotes sustainable development.
EFFECTIVE July 1, 2014, one-third of the Residential Fire, Thoroughfare Road, and Local and District Parks Impact Fee rates will remain suspended for parcels identified on the Residential Impact Fee Temporary Suspension Map.
Effective January 1, 2014, the SCHOOL IMPACT FEE will be $3,000.00 per new dwelling unit until December 31, 2016. The fee will decrease to $2,500.00 per dwelling unit beginning January 1, 2017.
Connect Live is the county’s online permit, development and contractor information service for growth management information. Anyone can research permits, developments, contractor licenses or even submit a complaint regarding code violations. Licensed contractors can apply for various types of commercial and residential permits while other users can submit a selection of applications that do not require a contractor. All registered users can check the status of their applications, make payments, and schedule inspections. Click here to see what you can do online!
New wind speed maps for building construction
On March 15, 2012, the 2010 Florida Building Code took effect statewide. The new wind speed maps as contained in
ASCE7-10 are incorporated into the code. There have been changes in the contours of the wind zones, the location of the
windborne debris region(s) as well as the provisions for the calculation of pressures. Please click below to see the
wind speed maps for Volusia County and also to determine what areas are subject to windborne debris requirements.
Florida building category chart, wind speed maps and wind-borne regions for Volusia County [PDF]
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